The vice president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia was on Saturday involved in a motor accident on the Takoradi to Cape Coast road.
The incident occurred at about 18:30 pm at Asemasa, a town near Beposo on the Takoradi – Cape Coast Road.
The Veep was returning from the Western region following some work in the region.
A statement by the special aide to the vice president, Dr Gideon Boako, confirmed that the driver of the commercial vehicle involved in the accident has unfortunately lost his life. He also added that, the Vice president was ok and was lucky to escape unhurt.
Some other passengers and security persons who were injured were conveyed to the Cape Coast regional hospital and are responding to treatment.