A former Member of Parliament (MP) for Asutifi North, Benhazin Joseph Dahah, has escaped death after being involved in a ghastly accident.

According to him, the accident occurred around 4:30 pm Tuesday on the Sunyani-Atronie road in the Bono region.

Former Asutifi North MP involved in ghastly accident

Mr Dahah said he was driving alone in his vehicle with registration number GG 820-18 when the incident happened.

The former MP, who confirmed the news in an exclusive interview with Adomonline.com, said the accident occurred in an attempt to swerve a speeding vehicle which had made a wrongful overtaking.

Former Asutifi North MP involved in ghastly accident

“I wanted to avoid a head-on collision and in my attempt, the vehicle skidded off the road, hit a tree and somersaulted,” he narrated.

Dahah, who was grateful to God for sparing his life, said his seat belt and the car’s strong airbag saved him.

Former Asutifi North MP involved in ghastly accident

The driver who made the overtaking, he said, sped off.

Mr Dahah was a member of the 7th Parliament on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).