Highlife legend Amakye Dede who survived a fatal accident Saturday dawn is doing well.
According to the Medical Superintendent at the Osiem Government Hospital, Dr. D.K. Yeboah, the music legend suffered facial lacerations, which has been dressed.
Amakye Dede was rushed to the hospital at dawn after the accident and according to the medical doctor, he was “bloody all over.”
“At that time there wasn’t any life threatening condition so we did well to further stabilize the patient. For now he is doing very well, by the grace of God he has been able to take his breakfast this morning [Saturday] and is fine.”
The police confirmed that Amakye Dede’s Manager, Isaac Yeboah who was driving the car at the time however died. His remains have since been deposited at the Enyiresi Hospital morgue.
ASP Peter Otchere of the Kyebi Police Divisional Command said Amakye Dede and his driver were in the vehicle waiting to perform at the Paradise Restaurant when the Sprinter mini bus veered off the road and run into their car killing the driver on the spot.
Three other persons were injured, two from Amakye Dede’s car, and one, a woman from the Sprinter bus. They are yet to be named.
The accident occurred at Nsutam on the Anyinam-Bunso stretch of the Accra-Kumasi road.
An eyewitness, Prince Yeboah, told Accra based radio station, Citi FM that the accident happened at about 1:00 am at a time Amakye Dede was getting ready to perform at the Paradise Restaurant, a few meters away from the popular Linda Dor Restaurant.