The Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante Apeatu‘s official vehicle on Wednesday night was involved in an accident on the Kumasi highway.

The badly mangled Toyota Landcruiser cross country vehicle driven by Chief Inspector John Ankomah, crashed into a KIA Rhino truck at about 9:20pm, at Nkawanda No. 2 near Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region.

The truck with registration number GW 1756 and driven by 28-year-old Alhassan Kipo, was carting fertilizer from Accra to Tamale when the IGP’s vehicle registered GP 1, rammed into it.

According report, the passenger onboard the IGP’s vehicle named only as Corporal Ntiful together with the driver, sustained serious injuries and were rushed to the Holy Family Hospital at Nkawkaw for treatment.

The Eastern Regional police have initiated investigations into what may have caused the near-fatal crash. The IGP is currently in the Ashanti Regional Capaital, Kumasi attending a National Police Command Conference which opended today Thursday June 22 and ends Friday June 23, 2017.