9 wedding guests feared killed in Edo auto crash

Nine persons travelling for a wedding ceremony at Ewato in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State, weekend, lost their lives in an auto accident.

It was gathered that their vehicle had collusion with a cement laden truck at Ekpon junction along the busy Agbor-Ewohimi Road in Igueben Local Government Area.

The bodies of the deceased passengers were said to have been taken to the mortuary while the only survivor, a boy of about 15 years, is said to be in the intensive care of the hospital.

Angry youths from Ewato set the truck ablaze, yesterday, as the driver reportedly ran away immediately after the accident for fear of being lynched.

 

 

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