Six persons have been confirmed dead in an accident near Haomako village between Nyame Bekyere and Ejura in the Ejura/Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
An Opel Astra taxi cab with registration ER 4249-X, travelling from Techiman to Ejura with five passengers on board at about 8:30 am on Thursday, collided head on with a Rhino truck with registration ER 4612-X from Ejura towards Nkoranza.
The victims included two males, two females and two children.
The vehicle somersaulted after a tyre burst leading to the instant death of the five occupants.
Ejura/Sekyedumase District Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Richardson Kumeko, who confirmed the accident to Citi News said the bodies were conveyed to Mampong hospital morgue for preservation, identification and autopsy.
The bodies have been deposited at the Holy Family Hospital at Techiman.