Presidential Convoy Accident: Driver confirmed dead, several others injured


Mr Kwesi Atta, a driver, has been identified as the casualty in the fatal accident involving the Presidential Convoy on Sunday.

Several others, including close protection and police officers, sustained various degrees of injuries following the accident along the Bunso-Akyem-Asafo stretch of the Accra-Kumasi Highway.

The convoy was returning from Kumasi, after accompanying the President for a series of events over the weekend.

A statement issued by the Communications Directorate, Office of the President, said the President was ‘safe and unharmed, as he travelled to Accra via a military aircraft’.

‘Several vehicles in the convoy have been completely wrecked a as a result of the accident,’ the statement, signed by the Director, Mr Eugene Arhin. noted.

The injured, who received initial treatment at the Suhum Government Hospital, are being evacuated to the University of Ghana Medical Centre for further treatment and observation.

‘Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the deceased, and we wish a spe
edy recovery to the injured officers,’ the statement noted.

Source: Ghana News Agency