It was a sad scene in Warri, when eight persons were confirmed dead after two vehicles, rammed into each other and plunged into a river along the NPA Expressway in Warri, Delta state over the weekend.
According to reports, the two vehicles were on the same lane of the dual carriageway around the Ekpan community axis of the expressway when the unfortunate incident happened.
The commercial bus was parked on the side of the road to pick a passenger when the SUV rammed into it and both plunged into the river with the eight persons on board.
He said, “The bus was picking a passenger around that spot when the Jeep (SUV) on high speed ran into it and pushed the bus and itself into the river. Eight bodies were recovered from the wreckage inside the water.
“It took the intervention of sympathisers as well as men of the Nigeria Police Force, Ekpan Divisional Headquarters to recover the corpses and evacuate the vehicles from the scene of incident.”