Vice President  Dr Mahamudu Bawumia been involved in a car crash while returning from official duty in the Western Region.

Dr Bawumia was not injured in the accident, which occurred on Saturday around 6:30 pm at Asemasa near Beposo on the Takoradi - Cape Coast highway , his spoksperson Gidoen Boako has said in a statement

Some other passengers and security persons who were injured were conveyed to the Cape Coast Regional hospital and are responding to treatment.

The driver of a commercial vehicle which was also involved in the accident, unfortunately, passed on.

“The Vice President’s thoughts and prayers are with the injured and the family of the deceased,” the statement adds.