Three feared dead in Delta as car rams into cows
At least three people have reportedly lost their lives after a Toyota Camry car rammed into two big cows along the refinery road in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
The ghastly accident stirred up serious tension within the area, as security operatives mounted surveillance in the area with a view to forestall any breakdown of law and order.
It was gathered that the car driving along the dual carriageway rammed into the cows(2) and veered off the road leading to the death of three occupants.
In other news, eight persons and a yet-to-be-ascertained number of cows have been reportedly killed after a white coloured commercial trailer travelling from the northern part of the country rammed into a stationary vehicle in Ilorin, Kwara state.
Sources in the state command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said that a total of 17 people were involved in the accident, adding that eight people died while four were injured.
It was gathered that the incident occurred in Oko-olowo junction, Ilorin South local government area of the state at about 6:00 pm on Wednesday.
A resident of the area, Salaudeen Abiola, said that the driver of the cow-filled trailer with registration number DAT SGM396 ZR rammed into another trailer that was parked along the road.
The eyewitness also said that a male victim, believed to be the owner of the animals, who was sitting with the driver in the front of the vehicle, died on the spot.