I saw my wife drowning in her car – Husband of Korle-bu doctor

I saw my wife drowning in her car – Husband of Korle-bu doctor

- The husband of the Korle-bu doctor who allegedly drown in Accra floods has finally spoken

- Mr Bernard Kofi Agyei Oppong says his wife was washed away by the flood waters without getting help for her

The husband of the Korle-bu doctor, who was washed away by Accra floods has finally opened up about how his wife got drown.

According to Bernard Kofi Agyei Oppong, he watched the floodwaters wash his wife away in her saloon car at Teshie-Rasta in Accra.

Speaking on Accra-based Adom FM on Tuesday, Mr Oppong, said all efforts to rescue his wife, Dr Aya Hayfron who was trapped in her Hyundai Accent saloon car proved futile.

I saw my wife drowning in her car – Husband of Korle-bu doctor

Dr Aya Hayfron was swept away by flood waters in her saloon car (Photo Credit: Adomonline.com)

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Mr Agyei Oppong, in his media conversation revealed that his wife was driving home from church around 10 pm together with two other passengers when the incident occurred.

He added that the heavy floods swept away the vehicle after the missing doctor attempted to cross a bridge on a small river called Naa Pra at Teshie Rasta

The distraught husband said rescuers were unable to save the 32-year-old doctor, but managed to save the two other passengers who had been offered a lift by the deceased.

Mr Oppong said some residents have found his wife's car in the river as rescuers hope to find her alive.

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“I know my wife is waiting for me somewhere. I believe she is alive and probably in a hospital,” he sadly said.

Mr Oppong revealed that they have a 6-month-old baby together and were hoping to enroll her in school to enable his wife go back to work.

He said they are still making effort to ‘rescue’ his beloved wife and appealed to the general public who may have any information on the missing doctor to contact the police.

Meanwhile, police in Teshie together with the Ghana National Fire Service are still searching for the missing doctor.

The Teshie Police Commander, Superintendent Peter Yembilla on his part said they will not stop the rescue mission until they find Dr Hayfron.

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