A report by 3news.com indicates that the convoy of Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia was involved in a deadly accident at Asemasa on the Takoradi – Cape Coast highway.
The Vice President was returning from the Western Region on Saturday, February 16 when the “unfortunate” happened around 6:30pm.
“Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia escaped unhurt,” Dr. Gideon Boako Spokesperson of Dr. Bawumia said in a statement Saturday evening.
The spokesperson said the Vice President was in the Western Region to participate in “some activities”.
“The driver of a commercial vehicle which was also involved in the accident unfortunately, however passed on,” Dr. Boako said.
Some other passengers and security persons who were injured were conveyed to Cape Coast Regional Hospital and are responding to treatment.
“Vice President Bawumia’s thoughts and prayers are with the injured and the family of the deceased,” he said.
Meanwhile, police and fire service personnel have been to the scene to help clear the road.