One person has been confirmed dead with four fire officers left in critical conditions following an accident involving a motorcycle and a Fire Tender at a section of the Kwame Danso-Atebubu road.
A fatal accident occurred yesterday when the Kwame Danso Fire Tender was responding to a distress fire call at Atebubu.
The motorbike rider reportedly carelessly crossed the Fire Truck, and while making efforts to save the rider, the vehicle lost its balance and somersaulted thrice on the highway landing on its roof in a nearby bush.
The Fire Truck is badly damaged.
Four of the critically injured Crew have been referred to the Techiman Holy Family Hospital.
The other Crew Member is responding well to treatment at the Atebubu Government Hospital.