News circulating indicates that a dispatch rider who was part of an advanced team for Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin has died in a fatal accident
In a letter sighted on the official Facebook page of Parliament, the team was en route to Wa to wait for Alban Bagbin who is supposed to be in the Upper West region on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The letter noted that a speeding vehicle from behind ran into the convoy and hit the dispatch rider, killing the rider instantly.
Per a report filed by Starrfm.com.gh, an eyewitness said the accident occurred at exactly 9:00 AM, Friday, August 6, 2021.
“The dispatch rider, who was clearing the way for the Speaker, died in the accident which occurred at around 9:00 AM exactly at Juaso; before Juaso Junction in the Ashanti Region,” the witness said.
The body of the police escort has been transferred from the Juaso Government Hospital to Accra. The speaker is, however, currently in his office, contrary to reports that he was also involved in the accident.