Deputy Communications Minister, George Andah, was involved in a near-fatal accident while travelling on Saturday morning.
Accra-based Citi FM reports that the accident happened on the Bawjiase road in Kasoa, while he and his entourage were travelling to Loye, a village near Gomoa Buduburam
The Deputy Minister was reportedly travelling to a funeral in the company of three other persons when the accident occurred.
He was subsequently rushed to the 37 Military Hospital, where he is currently receiving medical attention.
Mr. Andah has been responding to treatment and is currently stable, one of his aides said.
“I have seen him. He is in a stable condition. Thankfully I came here to meet the family. They are here with him. They are supporting him,” the aide is quoted as saying.
Meanwhile, photos from the accident scene show Mr. Andah’s car severely damaged from the front.
The vehicle is reported to have collided head on with a speeding articulated truck, leaving all four members on board with various injuries.
The Deputy Minister was in his car together with his driver, a bodyguard and a constituency executive from Awutu Senya West.
It is also believed that the driver of the said articulated trucked has since been arrested and detained at the Buduburam police station.
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Source: Yen News