Two police officers were killed when their car crashed on the Walewale-Bolgatanga road.
On Thursday, they were pursuing robbers on that stretch of road when the incident occurred.
Chief Inspector James Akakose Aroma and Corporal Nii Osekle Charles are the officers who died. They died on the spot as a result of the crash.
According to a police report, three other officers aboard the vehicle, Constables Akanvariwen Daniel, Ezekiel Quarshie Tawiah, and Iddrisu Gafaru, sustained varying degrees of injury and were rushed to the Walewale Government Hospital for medical attention.
Due to the severity of their injuries, Constables Ezekiel Quarshie Tawiah and Iddrisu Gafaru were later referred to the Tamale Teaching Hospital.