Friday, 27 December 2013

Seven Persons Burnt To Death In Auto Accident In Bayelsa State

Seven persons have been burnt to death in a ghastly motor accident along the Zarama axis of the East West road in Bayelsa State.

A Toyota Hiace Bus belonging to ABC Transport Company was traveling from Warri to Calabar and collided with a Toyota Siena car which was also traveling from Warri to Aba.

Eyewitness account say the two vehicles were on high speed and one was trying to overtake the other when they hit each other and fell at both sides of the road.

According to the eyewitness,the Toyota Hiace Bus suddenly burst into flames and seven persons were rescued and rushed to the Okolobiri General Hospital in Bayelsa State.

The Sagbama Unit Commander in Bayelsa State of the Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC Chukwuma Ukaegbu confirmed that fifteen passengers were on board the Toyota Hiace bus and eight were rescued while one person got injured in the other Toyota Siana car.

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