A/R: 7 journalists “following” Regional Minister involved in an accident

Thenewsroomonline.com is learning that some journalists in Ashanti Region detailed to tour with the Regional Minister Simon Osie Mensah in parts of the region have been involved in a road crash at Pakyi Number 2.

The vehicle carrying seven journalists from UTV, Daily Graphic, The Multimedia Group, Wontumi FM, Ash FM, among others, were in the Minister’s convoy when it crashed today, Friday, 23 July 2021.

The Regional Minister, Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, had visited Obuasi-Anwaia Nkwanta to inspect work on the ongoing road project in the area and was returning to Kumasi to continue his tour

The accident occurred when a private Nissan saloon car with registration number GN-6280-15 rammed the press bus with registration number GT-9695-19.

The journalists were rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for medical attention.

One of the journalists with UTV, who had serious injuries, is still on admission while the rest, in addition to the driver of the press bus, have been treated and discharged.


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