One Dead, Four Injured in Ghastly Motor Accident

A ghastly motor accident has claimed a life and injured four persons in a road accident along Stadium Road before Ikot Akpan Abia junction, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The accident which occurred about 5pm on Saturday January 12, involved a Sienna and a Tricycle.

The Sienna was reportedly conveying three passengers comprising two females and a male, including the driver; while the Tricycle had only its driver.

According to eye witnesses at the scene, the driver of Tricycle lost his life in the crash, while the injured occupants of the Sienna were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Eye witnesses told Platinum NG that the unfortunate occurrence was caused by the drunk Sienna driver who became careless in his driving and rammed into the Tricycle thus, resulting in the loss of life.

Report also has it that alcoholic drinks were retrieved from the damaged car by men of the Nigeria Police, who arrived the scene of the accident in no time to handle the situation and made away with the corpse.