Professor Azumah Nelson, a retired professional Ghanaian Boxer, was involved in an accident at Odorkor Zoomon the Kaneshie-Mallam road Saturday night.

Professor Nelson, the former two-time WBC featherweight champion, according to infor?mation gathered, was brutally injured and is currently on admission at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital receiving treatment.

Eyewitness account indicat?ed that Professor Nelson, who was driving a Ford 4×4 red vehi?cle with registration number GE 9116-11 attempted to take a bend towards Kwashieman from Sakaman near Mallam, when a Nissan Almera with registration number GS 5593-13 and driven by Kaku Moses ran into his vehi?cle.

Professor Nelson, who was severely injured as a result of the impact, bled profusely and was consequently rushed to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for treatment.

However, the taxi driver, who also got injured, was sent to the same health facility for treat?ment, but he was discharged that same day.

DSP Abdulai Mumuni, the Odorkor Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) Com?mander when contacted con?firmed the accident to the paper adding that it occurred around 10:30pm in the night.

He said both cars are cur?rently at the police station while investigations are ongoing.


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