Three persons have been confirmed dead and another critically injured in a fatal accident along the Evwreni axis of the East-West road, in Ughelli North Local Government area of Delta State.
The accident two vehicles – a Volkswagen Golf car and an articulated truck.
The victims, said to be kinsmen from the same community, were on their way to a ceremony when the tragedy occured.
The deceased were first taken to the emergency unit of the Ughelli Central Hospital by men of the Ughelli Unit of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) where they were confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.
An eyewitness said the rescuers were able to rescue one of the victims alive.
Meanwhile, the unit commander of the FRSC in Ughelli, Ken Ikechukwu Ken, said they acted upon a distress call and went for the rescue mission, but only one of the victims survived.
YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
Okowa, Wike, Ortom Challenge Buhari To Name Governors Stealing LG Funds
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, his Rivers and Benue State counterparts, Nyesom Wike and Samuel Ortom respectively on Friday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to name state governors…
British Lawyer Tells London Court: There Is Industrial-Scale Corruption In Nigeria
A British lawyer representing Nigeria in a London court case in which $11 billion are at stake said on Friday that the trial would reveal corruption “on an industrial scale” not only of Nigerian officials but also of British lawyers, Reuters has reported…
Aisha Buhari Withdraws Case Against Detained Undergraduate
WIFE of the president, Aisha Buhari, has withdrawn the defamation of character suit she filed against a 500-Level student of the Federal University, Dutse, Aminu Adamu, before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)…
Oil-Producing States Got N625.43bn 13% Derivation, Subsidy, SURE-P Refunds ―Presidency
THE presidency on Friday announced that nine oil-producing states received a total of N625.43 billion 13 percent oil derivation, subsidy and SURE-P refunds from the Federation Account in the last two years…