TEARS & BLOOD!!! Anglican priest, 12 others crushed to death along Asaba road


Anglican priest, 12 others crushed to death along Asaba road

At least, 13 persons, including an Anglican priest were Thursday crushed to death in a fatal multiple road accident that occurred near Atakpo River in Ibusa along Asaba-Ogwashi-Uku road, Delta State.

The late priest was identified as Rev’d Stanley Ejiniwe of the Asaba Diocese of the Anglican Communion.

It was gathered that four survivors of the crash which occurred at about 6pm, were rushed to St. Joseph Catholic Hospital and St. Rebecca hospital both in Asaba, for medical attention.

Also, those who lost their lives in the deadly crashes included 11 males and two females and were left at the Ibusa General Hospital.

An eyewitness said that driver of the commercial bus, his wife and others died on the spot.

Pointing out that the Ford bus, which was descending the hill from Ibusa end collided with the fully loaded commercial Mitsubishi bus that was ascending the hill, the source further said a ‎Honda car rammed into the vehicles.

He gave the Ford bus registration number as GWK 684 XA; Mitsubishi L300 bus as BJ 831 AKD and the Honda car as BEN 413 CF.

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, sector commander in the the State, Mr. Rindom Kumven, who confirmed the accident blamed it on over speeding and poor visibility.


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