Three confirmed dead in Delta auto crash


No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead and another critically injured in a ghastly auto crash involving a Volkswagen Golf car and a trailer along the Evwreni axis of the East-West road, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the victims of the auto crash which occurred on Saturday were kinsmen from the same community, on their way to a social ceremony.

The incident reportedly caused serious gridlock on the Ughelli/Port Harcourt Road on Saturday evening.

It was gathered that the accident victims were first taken to the emergency unit at the Ughelli Central Hospital by men of the Ughelli Unit of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), where they were confirmed dead by doctors on duty.


Our correspondent gathered that the doctors were able to rescue alive one of the victims.

Confirming the incident, the unit commander of the FRSC in Ughelli, Ikechukwu Ken, said they acted through a distress call.

He also affirmed the doctors’ report that three of the accident victims died.

The Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, could not be reached for comments on the incident as of the time of filing this report.

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