- The leader of the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), Henry Herbert Lartey, has been involved in a near fatal accident
- The vehicle crashed into a Burkina Faso bound truck at Kontoso in the Upper East Region
- The accident occurred on Wednesday, December 2,2020 during his presidential campaign in the region.
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The leader and presidential candidate of the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), Henry Herbert Lartey, has been involved in a near fatal accident, YEN.com.gh can report.
According to a report filed by Graphic online, the driver of his Toyota Prado car with registration number VD 337-20 escaped unhurt when the vehicle veered off its lane.
The vehicle crashed into a Burkina Faso bound truck at Kontoso in the Upper East Region early Wednesday, December 2 during his presidential campaign in the region.
Speaking in an interview with the Daily Graphic, Dr. Lartey said his vehicle lost control and the car veered off the road, skidded into the lane of a truck that was on its way to Burkina Faso.
He added that in spite of the accident which damaged parts of the vehicle, he and his driver did not suffer any injury.
Despite the fact that he did not suffer any injury, he assured that he would swing by a hospital for check-up.
“That notwithstanding, I am going to the hospital for a checkup to ensure that I am fully fit before hitting the road again,” he said.
There was considerable damage to the right side of the car and the fender, so the car has been rendered immovable now.
He however, mentioned that he had put measures in place to get another vehicle for his campaign.
In a separate development, 3 officials of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) suffered a car accident in the Eastern Region.
Reports from Adom FM indicate that these executives were returning home from a tour in the Afram Plains. Officials of the Atibie Government Hospital have released the names of these executives.
They include: Hackman Kabore, Regional Organizer, Richard Etornam Nyarko, Deputy Regional Organizer and Michael Akorli, Deputy Regional Communication Officer.
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