Saturday, October 5, 2019

Video: Rain of cash as bank's bullion van collides with fuel tanker leading to lost of lives

A head-on collision between a Bank of Ghana (BoG) armoured van and a fuel tanker on the Techiman-Kumasi road, Ghana on Friday, sent thousands of Ghana cedis notes flying into the afternoon sky.

The severe collision also left the driver of the fuel tanker, Osman Zongo, dead.

Two other persons, the Driver of the BoG van, identified as William Asare and an assistant of the Driver of the fuel tanker, identified only as Yussif, are in critical condition. Also, one cashier on board the BoG van is in critical condition too.

According to reports from Ghana, the BoG armoured vehicle, with registration number GV 88 -13 was travelling from Tamale to Kumasi before it collided with a tanker with registration number DP 4222 - E at a section of the Techiman-Kumasi road near Opoku Agyemang Hospital.

A combined team of the military, Police, Fire Service, Immigration and the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) cordoned off the accident scene and collected the scattered money into various security vehicles.