Three persons have reportedly died and 12 others injured in a road accident along the Ubulu-Okiti area of the Benin-Asaba-Onitsha Expressway in Delta State.
It was gathered that the fatal accident which occurred around 7 am Wednesday, involved a white Toyota Hiace bus with registration number KSH 688 ZF and a truck with registration number UWN 368 XT.
According to PUNCH, an eyewitness said that the dead victims include two males and one female while seven males and five female victims survive the crash but sustained degrees of injuries.
“The accident occurred at about 7.am, both vehicles were heading towards the same direction when they crashed.The Delta State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Udeme Eshiet who confirmed the accident, attributed driving all night and speed violation as a possible cause.
He said, “Both commercial vehicles were said to be coming from Agbor and heading towards Asaba when the crash occurred.