Calabar Fatal Accident Claims 8: Bloodbath As Speeding Driver Runs Into Cab
A ghastly crash which happened yesterday in the capital city of Cross River state claimed the lives of 8 persons.
The accident which happened at 2am on the popular Marian Road, involved a Toyota Camry with number plate Lagos LSR 523 FC and a Volkswagen Audi cab with number plate AE 490 ANA.
According to eyewitnesses, the crashed was caused by excessive speeding by the driver of the Camry car, which reportedly ran into the cab at a U-turn opposite the 9mobile shop.
The state Police spokesman, DSP Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the accident, said six persons initially died.
“We were informed that six persons died at the scene, so our men rushed in to control the situation. We later heard that two more persons died this morning,” she stated.
Ugbo also blamed the driver of the Camry car for the accident.