Detailed account of how Presidential convoy accident happened


The Ghana Police Service has in a situational report released details of how the Presidential convoy accident occurred on the Accra-Kumasi highway resulting in one death and several injuries.

The incident according to the report sighted by, occurred on 19th May 2024, at about 4.00 pm when the suspect driver Kwesi Attah aged 50 now deceased, was driving a Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle which was part of the Presidential convoy from Kumasi to Accra direction with ASP Yaw Baah,  Corporal  Janet Boadu both of the Ghana Police Service and Flight Sergeant Pannah Martina, a military officer, all of Jubilee House on board.

On reaching a section of the road at Anyinasin near Akim Apedwa along the Kumasi – Accra Road, suspect driver Akwasi Atta overtook a tanker truck ahead of him and suddenly collided head-on with a  Kia Rhino truck with registration number GE 2985-15  driven by suspect driver Richard   Yeboah.

As a result  of the accident, the two vehicles were damaged. Suspect driver Akwasi Atta , ASP Yaw Baah, Corporal  Janet Boadu and Flight Sergeant Pannah Martina together with Suspect driver Richard Yeboah and the mate Felix Baah sustained various degrees of injuries.

Suspect driver Kwasi Atta, ASP Yaw Baah, Corporal Janet Boadu and Flight Sergeant Pannah Martina were rushed to Suhum Government Hospital for treatment but suspect driver Kwesi Attah died shortly on arrival. Subsequently, suspect drivers Richard Yeboah and Felix Baah were rushed to Saviour Hawa Memorial Hospital at Anyinasin and have been admitted and responding to treatment.  Corporal Janet Boadu and Flight Sergeant Pannah Martina, whose conditions were critical, have since been flown to the University of Ghana Medical Centre  (UGMC) by Helicopter for further treatment.

ASP Yaw Baah, whose condition was not critical, has also been referred to UGMC via ambulance for further treatment while the body of the deceased has been conveyed to the 37 military hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.




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