Nothing less than seven persons have been confirmed dead following series of accident that occurred in various locations of Owerri, Imo State capital.
According to reports, 6 out of the seven victims died in a ghastly motor accident at Ihitte junction along Owerri-Aba express way in Ngor Okpala local government area of Imo state.
An eye withness said an SUV traveling from Aba to Owerri crashed into a commuter bus traveling from Aba to Lagos while trying to dodge a reckless Okada rider who bumped into the road without looking.
The SUVs caught fire and burnt the driver to ashes and the car beyond recognition before people could get to the scene. Five passengers on board the commuter bus also died.
Similarly, life of another lady passenger was terminated in another mysterious circumstance along the inland road on her way to Ohaji/Egbema. Nigeria Moment gathered that the lady may have lost her life due to shock as a pregnant woman.
It stated that the driver of a bus in the convoy of one of the Imo state government appointees ran amok and hit their own bus from aside which led to her death while many others sustained different degrees of injury.
A total of 16 persons were injured in the accidents