Five dead in Bayelsa road accident

Four passengers in a commercial tricycle and the operator died in a fatal accident on Tombia-Amassoma road in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The accident victims were crushed by a tipper driver along the Tombia-Amassoma Road in Yenagoa, the state capital.

Ikechukwu Igwe, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bayelsa, who confirmed the incident to NAN Correspondent on Tuesday, said the incident occurred on Monday night.

He said the prompt intervention of the police led to the recovery of the remains of the victims and clearance of the mangled tricycle and lorry.

“The incident occurred late on Monday night and we deployed our operational team to the incident site.

“By the time they got there, the police had responded and cleared…

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