Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia escaped unhurt in a motor accident on Saturday, 16th February, 2019.

The incident occurred around 6:30pm on the Takoradi – Cape Coast highway as he returned from some activities in the western region.

The driver of a commercial vehicle which was also involved in the accident unfortunately, however passed on.

A statement signed by Dr. Gideon Boako, Spokesperson to the Vice President said “some other passengers and security persons who were injured were conveyed to the Cape Coast Regional hospital and are responding to treatment.

“Vice President Bawumia’s thoughts and prayers are with the injured and the family of the deceased.”