At least six out of thirty-six Colts footballers from Offinso in the Ashanti Region have been confirmed dead in a ghastly accident on Saturday Evening.
According to sources, the thirty-six (36) Colts footballers had travelled to Afrancho for their Colts football registration exercise and were hit with the gory accident on their return to Offinso.
Meanwhile, four of the young footballers are currently in critical condition at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital with the remaining twenty-four receiving treatments at the St. Patrick Hospital in Offinso.
Confirming the news, the Police Motor Traffic and Transport Department commander, DSP Edmund Nyamekye said, the driver of the vehicle lost control and landed in the Offin River.
He said apart from the four who are in critical condition and have been transferred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, the remaining 26 are responding to medical treatment at the Offinso St. Patrick Hospital.