Confirmed: 3 students and a lecturer of UEW died in a fatal accident

UEW accident vehicle
UEW accident vehicle

A bus with the registration number GN 9746-16 conveying students from Winneba to the Volta Region was involved in a ghastly accident at Aprede in the Eastern Region.

The car which was conveying students of the Early Childhood Education Department of the University of Education, Winneba to Afadjato for an educational trip was involved in an accident.

The fatal accident occurred on September 9th, 2022 in the Eastern Region and claimed the lives of a lecturer and 3 other students of the University of Education, Winneba.

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The deceased students and lecturer who were part of a team were embarking on an  educational trip to the Volta Region and met their untimely death in this fatal accident.

The accident happened in a valley near Apirede in the Okere district in the Eastern region. Reports indicate that, the students were heading to Mountain Afadja in the Volta Region.

Aside the deaths recorded, 28 of the students who were on board also sustained several degree of injuries and have been admitted in the Eastern Regional hospital and the Yilo Krobo District hospital.

Eye witnesses claimed the bus veered off the road due to the speed and lost balance making it end up in the valley.

Sympathizers have commiserated with the management, the students community and the families of the bereaved.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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