According to reports, the man leaped into a drain during the heavy downpour to save his distressed son whose name is given as Prince.
This unfortunate incident occurred at Odorgonno Senior High School at Awoshie in Accra.
An eye witness who spoke on Adom FM’s morning show, Dwaso Nsem said, the man was walking with his son to school when a strong wind knocked them off in to the drain.
The man, the witness said who appeared to be an able swimmer, reached his son but was carried away by the flood into the nearby river called Lafa.
Unfortunately, he said they watched in horror as he disappeared into the water.