Seven pupils have died in a gory accident involving a truck carrying sand and a Mercedes Sprinter Mini bus carrying school children at Pepease in Wassa Dompim near Tarkwa in the Western Region.

The┬ápupils of Learners’ Bridge Academy were returning from school when the unfortunate incident happened on Monday.

Reports have it that the school bus broke its shaft as it was negotiating a curve and thereby lost control due to the speed, it therefore collided with a tipper truck.

The injured were rushed to the Tarkwa Government hospital.