The accident occurred at around 4:30 am on Saturday.
Driver of a Tema-Cape Coast bound Toyota mini bus with registration number GN 9218- 21 attempted to overtake its leading vehicle whilst approaching a sharp curve.
According to some of the victims who spoke to Adom News, the family of eight was attending a funeral in Cape Coast and was a little behind the hearse carrying the corpse of the deceased.
They said the driver, whilst overtaking a leading vehicle, saw another vehicle approaching from the other section of the road and in an attempt to avoid a head-on collision veered off the shoulder of the road and crashed into a tree causing the vehicle to fall sideways.
The driver is currently in critical condition. His conductor and the Tema family of eight have been rushed to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.
Some of the victims explained how the accident happened: