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MP involves in a serious accident; One dead, 2 others injured

Dormaa East MP

Information reaching the media indicates that the Member of Parliament(MP) for Dormaa West Hon. Vincent Oppong Asamoah has been involved in a ghastly accident.

Police preliminary investigation indicates that the accident occurred at Pong-Tamale on Saturday, September 11, 2021, when the lawmaker together with his driver and his bodyguard were travelling from Bolgatanga in the Upper East region to Accra.

The Member of Parliament’s driver according to the Police upon reaching the section of the road at Pong-Tamale along Tamale-Bolgatanga highway whilst negotiating a curve ran into a pothole and in the process, lost control of the steering wheel and hit an unregistered motorbike ridden by Peter Nyagri, aged 60 and pillion rider Awemoni Rukaya, aged 40, who was travelling on the same direction.

The vehicle went further and veered off its lane into the opposite lane and crashed a tricycle rider Adam Musah, aged 57, killing him on the spot.

The Member of Parliament, his driver and bodyguard were said to have sustained severe injuries and were all rushed to the Savelugu Municipal Hospital for treatment but were later referred and transported in an ambulance to Tamale Teaching Hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, Police retrieved 39 rounds of ammunition and sidearm belonging to the bodyguard.

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