Fatal road accident claims five in Bayelsa..
About five persons have died in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, following a ghastly motor accident along the LNG junction, Tombia-Amassoma road of the state.
The accident, which caused traffic gridlock along the road leading to the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, and the Bayelsa International Airport, left three female and two male victims dead on the spot.
The spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the development on Friday to Daily Post, said the fatal motor accident occurred on Thursday at about 4.40pm and involved a Toyota Venza with Reg. N0. KMK 617 BY and two Tricycles with Reg. No. NSK 073 QH and LND 223 QH.
He said, “Five corpses were evacuated from the scene and three of them have been identified as, Okon Daniel ‘m’ 47 years, Oweinkuro Profit ‘m’ 52 years, and Mrs. Domoye Ikpaipai ‘f’ 73 years.
The other two corpses are a middle-aged male and female”.
One of the victims has also been identified as a staff of the popular hangout in the Bayelsa State capital, Asters and a student of the State-owned Niger Delta University Amassoma.