The Police Motor Transport and Traffic Department says the Sprinter Bus on which some mourners were traveling bust a tyre after running into a pothole.
Corporal Kojo Boakye an officer with the MTTD in Berekum confirmed this to XYZ news
He indicated that the deceased were returning from a funeral in Sunyani when the incident occurred hence leading them to their untimely death.
Corporal Boakye who is the investigator on the accident said the driver of the Sprinter bus survived with minor injuries around 9 pm last might
Other occupants who also sustained injuries are currently receiving treatment at the Holy Family hospital in Berekum
Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased has been deposited at the Sunyani Regional hospital morgue awaiting autopsy.