By Edeki Igafe
No fewer than eight individuals allegedly misplaced their lives on Saturday in an accident that concerned two automobiles in Warri.
Eyewitness account stated the 2 automobiles which included a Sports activities Utility Car (SUV) and a business bus rammed one another and plunged right into a river alongside the ever busy NPA Expressway in Warri.
The supply defined that the 2 automobiles have been on the identical lane of the twin carriageway across the Ekpan neighborhood axis of the expressway.
In accordance with the supply, the business bus was parking on the aspect of the highway to select a passenger when the SUV allegedly rammed into it and each plunged into the river with the eight individuals on board.
“The bus was selecting a passenger round that spot when the Jeep (SUV) on excessive pace bumped into it and pushed the bus and itself into the river.
“Eight our bodies have been recovered from the wreckage contained in the water.
“It took the intervention of sympathisers in addition to males of the Nigeria Police Pressure, Ekpan Divisional Headquarters to recuperate the corpses and evacuate the automobiles from the scene of incident,” the eyewitness stated.
Nevertheless, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Delta Command, Mr Andrew Aniamaka,when contacted stated although he was but to get an official report on the accident, however he had been knowledgeable about it.
“Sure, I’ve heard about it, however I’m but to get a scenario report from the brand new Ekpan DPO. I’ll get again to you later,” he stated. (NAN)