Seven Die As Vehicle Conveying Wedding Guests Somersaults In Delta

Seven wedding guests have reportedly died in an auto crash along Orogun Road in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that the accident involved a Toyota Sienna with about nine passengers on board.

The occupants were said to be from the Bomadi community in Delta State and were returning from a marriage ceremony at Orogun community when the incident occurred around 5 pm on Saturday.

Sources said, “Their vehicle veered off the road and ran into the bush. The vehicle reportedly somersaulted many times and about seven persons died on the spot, including the driver. Two persons, however, survived.”

The survivors were said to have been rushed to a hospital in the Ughelli community.

The acting state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident.

The PPRO, who said seven persons lost their lives in the incident, added, “It happened on Orogun Road. The police are investigating the cause.”

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