A dispatch rider and a member of an advanced convoy of Speaker of Parliament Algban Bagbin has been crushed to death at Juaso in the Ashanti region.
The driver of the Nissan Sentra with registration GT 2173-21, travelling from the Kumasi-Nkawkaw section of the Kumasi-Accra road in an attempt to overtake the articulated truck ahead of him crushed the motorbike, killing the rider instantly.
The team was headed to Wa to await the arrival of the Speaker.
Speaker Bagbin is said to be in Accra and was not in the convoy.
The body of the police escort is being transferred from the Juaso Government Hospital to Accra.