The acting Police Public Relations Officer in Delta, DSP Bright Edafe has confirmed the death of four persons involved in an auto crash at Emuhu axis of the Benin-Asaba Expressway, Delta State.
It was gathered that the victims of the crash were burnt beyond recognition after a diesel-laden tanker rammed into an 18-seater commercial bus.
Accoding to an eyewitness, officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps made efforts to rescue some of the passengers on the bus.
He said, “Four persons died on the spot, while many who were injured were taken to hospitals.
“The accident caused gridlock on the busy road, but security agents, including the police, were on the ground to divert traffic to alternative routes.”
Speaking about the increasing menace of road traffic crashes, DSP Bright Edafe said; “Four persons died, while many others who sustained injuries were rushed to hospitals.”
The crash happened barely 24 hours after seven wedding guests died in an accident at Orogun, in the Ughelli North LGA of the state.
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