Second Lady of Ghana, Samira Bawumia has reportedly been involved in an accident at Ofoase Kokoben near Anwiankwanta in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
According to reports, three persons are in critical condition, with seven others injured
Eyewitnesses say the crash involved one of the cars in Mrs. Samira Bawumia’s convoy with registration number GN 4096 -20 and a Toyota Hilux pick-up with registration number AS 4247 – 17.
He added that the pick-up truck tried to join the main road but missed the last car in the convoy.
The vehicle, occupied by two Roman Fathers, was from an event at Anwiankwanta and was joining the main road when it crashed into the convoy heading towards Kumasi.
“The Second Lady had already passed the place but the last car, which was part of the convoy and had about 10 people in it, was the one that got involved in the accident,” he said.
In other news, one person has been crushed to death with 23 others fighting for their life after a vehicle run into a group of supporters of the National Democratic Congress who were then out on a campaign walk at Azuleneno, a community situated near Anyinase and Essiama at Ellembelle.
According to the incumbent member of parliament and parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Emmanuel Armarh-Kofi Buah the incident happened a few minutes before 7 pm.
He further expressed regrets over the loss of lives in what was meant to be a peaceful campaign march.
He explained to reporters that all people who sustained injuries were rushed to the Ekwe Catholic Hospital, to receive medical attention.
This incident comes after the death of some six members of the party within the Ejura Sekyeredumasi municipality in the Ashanti region after a road crash over the weekend.
The accident occurred after the driver attempted to avoid a motor rider who had driven into his lane.
By: Naa Ayorkor Laryea