Seven persons including a pregnant woman have been confirmed dead in a fatal motor accident that occurred along Abakiliki- Enugu express way.
According to reports, the accident was said to have occurred on Friday evening at Ezzamgbo axis of the Abakiliki- Enugu expressway.
The accident was caused by heavy downpour which lasted for about four hours resulting to poor visibility along the road.
A Toyota Camry belonging to a professor from Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State rammed into a trailer traveling in opposite direction killing the professor and his driver on the spot while two other passenger on board the vehicle were seriously injured.
While sympathizers and residents were rushing to rescue the victims a Hyundai car with five passengers on board crashed into the trailer killing all the passengers on board.
Officials of the Federal Road Safety who arrived the scene of the accident immediately blocked the other part of the road and evacuated the dead bodies while the injured have been rushed to the hospital for treatment