Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper West Akim Constituency in the Eastern Region, Derrick Ohene Bekoe has been involved in a car accident.
The accident occurred at Sukrong on the Asamankese-Adeiso road in the Eastern Region on Sunday, 21 March 2021.
The former MP was rushed to the Asamankese Government Hospital where he is receiving treatment.
Confirming the incident to ClassFM Online, the Upper West Akim NDC Constituency Chairman, Ken Dadzie said: “We were on our to Asuakwu from Adeiso. There was this Land Rover, which was pulling another Land Rover, coming from the opposite direction.
“In an attempt to dodge a pot hole, the driver of the Land Rover, lost control of the steering and crushed into the MP’s Toyota Fortuner. He is currently at the hospital.”
There were 3 other persons aboard the MP’s vehicle including the Assembly Man for Mepom and 2 other party members.
They all survived the accident.
Mr Ohene Bekoe served as the main opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) MP for the Upper West Akim Constituency from 2017 to 2021.