UGHELLI – No fewer than six persons, were, yesterday, feared dead in a fatal accident in Evrweni, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State on the East/West Road.
The accident, which occurred at 4pm involved two vehicles, one Volkswagen Audi 80 with number plate UGH 870 AA, Delta and Toyota Hiace bus with number plate LND 870 XA, belonging to a transportation company.
Our correspondent, who arrived the scene few minutes after the accident, noted that six out of seven occupants of the Audi 80, including the driver, died on the spot.
Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps, who also arrived the scene moments later, assisted in removing the six corps from the Audi 80 that was damaged beyond repairs to the Ughelli central hospital mortuary.
The surviving occupants of the Audi 80, a lady, according to an eye witness account and six passengers in the bus, which was heading to Warri from Port-Harcourt, were rushed to Ughelli Central Hospital for medical attention.