Seven female wedding guests have died in an auto crash in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was gathered that the accident which involved a Toyota Sienna with about nine women on board occurred along Orogun Road on around 5pm Saturday, August 21
The women said to be from Agorodei Peile Quarters in Bomadi community of Delta State, were returning from a marriage ceremony of their sister at Agbor when the incident occurred.
According to reports, their vehicle veered off the road into a bush, and somersaulted many times. About seven persons died on the spot, including the driver. Two persons, however, survived.
The two survivors were said to have been rushed to a hospital in Ughelli community.
A member of the Bomadi community, Prince Perekeme Bonny, said the deceased will be laid to rest on Wednesday.
“The Great lost at BOMADI town. Seven beautiful Vibrate ladies dead at a motor accident on their way back home, from their sister marriage ceremony at Agbo and after everything they drove back, the motor turnbled into a Calvert river. Two ladies survived and seven ladies died. All is from Agorodei peile Quarters, BOMADI federated Urban community.” he wrote.
Credit: Linda Ikeji