Six Ghanaian traders died on the spot after a truck on which they were travelling got involved in a fatal crash in Burkina Faso on New Year’s Day 2020 at about 5 p.m.
It somersaulted several times and killed six of the occupants on the spot.
Nine others, who sustained various degrees of injuries, were admitted at the War Memorial Hospital in Navrongo in the Upper East Region for medical care while the deceased have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue.
“Two males and four females died on the spot and they are all from Accra. The other traders are all speaking Ga and I’ve received some more [patients]…those who are supposed to be resuscitated are being [resuscitated].”