Owerri, Nigeria: A family of eight lost their lives in a horrific road accident in Imo State on Friday afternoon, casting a shadow over the festive season. The fatal crash occurred at the Amanwozuzu junction in Ikeduru Local Government Area.
Details of the Tragedy:
Confirming the incident, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ikeduru LGA, Lucky Ahiole, stated that the accident happened around 3:00 p.m. All eight members of the family, who were traveling in a Toyota Sienna car, perished in the collision.
Cause of the Accident:
According to DPO Ahiole, the family’s vehicle collided with a stationary truck carrying iron rods. The impact of the crash was severe, leading to the tragic loss of life.