Akufo-Addo Convoy Accident: One confirmed dead, several others injured

Akufo-Addo Convoy Accident

One person died, and several others, including close protection and police officers, sustained various degrees of injuries after the presidential convoy was involved in an accident on Sunday evening.

The dead was identified as Mr Kwesi Atta, a driver.

The incident occurred along the Bunso-Akyem-Asafo stretch of the - Highway as the convoy was on its way back from Kumasi, after accompanying the President Nana Addo Dankwa 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 as a result of the ,” the statement noted.

The injured, who received initial treatment at the Government Hospital, have been evacuated to the for further treatment and observation.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the deceased, and we wish a speedy recovery to the injured officers,” the statement noted.

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