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Two STC bus drivers perish, others injured in Akim Asafo crash

An Intercity STC bus driver and his co-driver have died in an accident at Akim Asafo in the Eastern Region.

According to a police report, the Scania Marcopolobus with registration number GE 8136-16, which the drivers were on, hit an abandoned diesel articulated truck with registration number GC 7150-11 at about 2:30am on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, while passengers were on board.

The articulated truck, which was heading to Accra from Kumasi, was abandoned after it developed a mechanical fault.

The drivers, Victor Quest and JoshuaTay, died instantly.

Their bodies have been deposited at the Suhum Government Hospital for preservation.

The passengers, including a police escort, were rushed to the Kibi Government Hospital for treatment.

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