Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Russia’s Top Judge Injured in Car Accident in Ghana

The Chairman of Russia’s Supreme Court, Vyacheslav Lebedev, has been injured in a road accident in Ghana, Russian officials told RIA Novosti on Tuesday. Lebedev, 70, was on his way to Accra on Monday after a speech at the Ghana Bar Association in the city of Ho when a truck slammed into his convoy late that evening, local media reported. A diplomatic source told RIA Novosti that the Russian embassy in Ghana is assisting Lebedev, who was rushed to the hospital after the crash. “Lebedev was involved in a car accident and transported to a military hospital in [Ghana’s capital] Accra for medical treatment,” the source said. “The Russian embassy in Ghana is providing him with all necessary assistance.”


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