Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia escaped unhurt in a fatal motor accident involving his convoy Saturday.
The accident occurred on the Takoradi-Cape Coast highway when the convoy was returning to Accra from the Western Region.
The Vice President’s spokesman, Gideon Boako who confirmed the incident in a statement, said the driver of the commercial vehicle which was involved in the crash has died.
Some of the injured passengers and security officers have been taken to the Cape Coast Regional Hospital where they are responding to medical treatment, the statement disclosed.
Below is the statement
Vice President safe after Road Accident
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia escaped unhurt in a motor accident On Saturday, 16th February 2019.
The incident occurred around 6:30 pm on the Takoradi – Cape Coast highway as he returned from some activities in the western region.
The driver of a commercial vehicle which was also involved in the accident, unfortunately, however, passed on.
Some other passengers and security persons who were injured were conveyed to the 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.
Gideon Boako (Ph.D.)
Spokesperson to Vice President