Police in Sawla in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District have confirmed nine persons have died in an accident.
Nine others on board a VIP Bus with registration number GT 5693-16 sustained various degrees of injuries.
The VIP bus on which they were traveling is said to be heading towards Wa from Accra and was involved in a fatal accident between Gindabor and Kulmasa in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Savannah Region.
According to police the bus driver may have veered off the road in a bid to dodge some potholes due to the bad nature of the road.
The dead and injured have all been transported to the Wa government hospital.