Three male adults have been killed in a fatal crash which involved a Toyota Hiace bus and a Mercedez Benz 911 truck along the Eleme-Oyigbo Road in Rivers State.
The crash was said to have occurred around 6.35am on Wednesday.
According to PUNCH, a resident, who identified himself as ThankGod, said the bus rammed into the stationary truck, which had developed a fault and was parked two days earlier.
“There was blood all over the road. I saw policemen attending to the victims and making phone calls probably to reach out to their families,” he stated.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, attributed the crash to speeding and poor visibility.
The Head of Operations, FRSC, Rivers State Command, Chukwuma Mbaegbu, said, “Yes, it happened early this morning (Wednesday). Five male adults were involved. Three died and two were injured.
“The cause of the crash was speeding and poor visibility. The injured victims were taken to the military hospital in Port Harcourt.
“The dead victims were taken to the Resurrection Hope Mortuary, Oyigbo, Rivers State.”