According to the Ayensuano District Commander, DSP Charles Ahiamale, the truck was carrying a container loaded with logs from Kumasi to Accra.
Speaking to Citi News, DSP Charles Ahiamale said container fell off the truck on the outskirts of Teacher-Mante causing havoc as the first vehicle, a Toyota Land Cruiser run into it.
This first crash did not result in any significant casualties, according to indications from police.
“Police got to the scene [after the first crash] and made frantic efforts to get assistance from the Road Safety Commission and the Ghana Fire Service to assist them with a tow truck to remove the container from the road.”
“The driver of the minibus and the passengers were injured. We conveyed them to the Nsawam Government Hospital but they were pronounced dead this morning – five males and one female.”