An ambulance carrying a corpse and seven other persons ran into a bridge at Agona Bobikuma in the Central Region and caught fire, information reaching Adom News indicates.
All seven persons onboard were burnt to death.
An eyewitness, Kwame Addo told Adom News the unfortunate incident occurred at about 5.30pm Friday. He said the ambulance was carrying the corpse to a morgue.
Kwame added that the seven person who were burnt alongside the corpse included a Catholic priest whose name was only given as Father Yeboah.
Police and fire men have been called to the scene, he stated, and they are cutting away parts of the burnt ambulance to remove the bodies.