July 2nd, 2017 – Photos: Fatal Accident At Ewu Hill On Benin Ekpoma Auchi Expressway, Death Toll Rises To 7
According to NAN, the death toll of a fatal crash at Ewu hill along the Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi highway on Saturday has risen to 7.
5 persons were reported to have died on the spot and two others were confirmed dead at the hospital they were rushed to.
Edo State Sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Samuel Odukoya who blamed wrong overtaking for the crash said it involved 38 persons, 2 trucks and four vehicles.
The two trucks had a head -on collision while other vehicles rammed into them.
Odukoya added that 10 persons were injured in the accident.