Three(3) persons aboard a private Hyundai Sonata car with registration number GS 777-16 have been confirmed dead after crashing into a river along the Accra to Kumasi highway.
The crash occurred at Enyiresi in the Eastern region.
Sources say the driver of the Hyundai vehicle lost control, somersaulted and plunged into a nearby river when attempting to swerve on coming Sprinter bus, which was overtaking another vehicle ostensibly to avoid a head-on collision.
All three (3) persons aboard the vehicle made up of two female and a male drowned instantly.
A joint rescue team by Police and personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service towed the vehicle from the river and retrieved the bodies for preservation Engresi Hospital morgue pending identification by family members.