It was a black Saturday for residents of Warri and its environs as no fewer than eight individuals misplaced their lives in a ghastly motor accident that noticed two automobiles plunge right into a river alongside the ever-busy NPA Expressway in Warri after a head on collision.
Sources on the scene of the accident disclosed to Sunday Solar that the accident occurred across the Ekpan group axis of the expressway.
It was learnt that one of many two automobiles, a sports activities utility automobile (SUV), rammed right into a industrial bus, which was reportedly parked on the facet of the highway to select a passenger, plunging the 2 automobiles and all of the eight individuals on board into the close by river.
“The bus was selecting a passenger round that spot when the Jeep (SUV) on excessive pace rammed into it and pushed the bus and itself into the river. Eight our bodies had been recovered from the wreck contained in the water”, an eyewitness narrated.
It took the intervention of sympathisers in addition to officers and males of the Nigeria Police Drive, Ekpan Divisional Headquarters, to recuperate the corpses and evacuate the automobiles from the scene of incident.
When contacted, the spokesman of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the incident however mentioned he was but to get a scenario report from the scene.