Five persons die in Bayelsa road accident

Five persons have lost their lives in a fatal vehicle collision in Bayelsa state.

The incident occurred on Friday along Tombia-Amassoma Road in Bayelsa state, where two vehicles had a head-on collision.

According to a witness, The collision involved a black Toyota SUV vehicle with registration number RGM 38 HM and Mazda 323F car with Registration number NEM 456 PG.

The accident claimed the lives of the Mazda driver and four passengers.

Spokesman for Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the accident and promised to bring the SUV driver to book.


Butswat said in his statement, ” Four passengers and the driver of the Mazda car died on the spot.

“A female passager was rescued and hospitalized at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri.

“Copses of the victims were deposited at the same hospital for autopsy.

“Investigation is on going to arrest the driver of the SUV car and to ascertain the cause of the fatal car crash.”

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