Category Archives: Accident

37 Ogun Corpers Involved In Accident After Leaving NYSC Orientation Camp

About 37 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who just left the orientation camp in Ogun which ended today – were involved in motor accident on their way to Sango Otta area of the state.

The lone accident involving a white Civilian Coaster Bus occurred as a result of over speeding as the driver lost control of the vehicle before the crash.

No one was killed in the crash.

19 adults (9 males and 10 females) were injured out of a total 37 Youth Corps Members in the vehicle.

The Injured victims were evacuated to FRSC Accident Emergency Clinic at Sagamu, though four of the victims with more serious injuries were referred for further medical treatment at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu.

The FRSC Sector Commander Ogun State Command, Clement Oladele advised Youth Corps members to always caution their drivers especially during this raining season and that where such drivers refused caution – they should call FRSC toll free number 122 for the FRSC to take necessary disciplinary action against such erring drivers .

BREAKING!! 37 Ogun Corpers Involved In Accident After Leaving NYSC Orientation Camp & This Happened (Photos)

Huge Tree Falls On Lawmaker’s Vehicle While Trying To Reverse It. Photos

A man who is lucky to be alive after escaping tragedy yesterday evening, can’t seem to contain his excitement and the reason is obvious. According to Hon. Kabiru Ibrahim Dallah, he was trying to reverse his car yesterday at Project Quarters in Lafia, Nassarawa state capital before a big tree fell on it while he was still inside.

Ibrahim Kabiru Dallah, a member representing Nasarawa South and a strong critic of his state governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, shared pictures of his car which was destroyed by the tree as he celebrated his survival.

He took to Facebook to write;

This is how it happened last night, whilst I was trying to reverse after Adams was out of the car at Project Quarters, Lafia.

This very big tree fell on my car and I was inside but Allah speared my life for futuristic purpose.

They came for me but it was too, Allah will continue to spear our lives to be chastising bad governance in Nasarawa State.

TEARS!! Terrible Accident In Kogi Kills Many (Graphic Photos)

Vehicle Veers Off A Highway, Lands In A Bush After Driver Lost Control. Photos

A lady who survived a ghastly motor accident two days ago – has taken to social media to thank God for her survival. Tina Koko Nelson, who lives in Abuja was on a journey in a Sienna Bus before the driver lost control of the vehicle and veered off the highway.

The bus and passengers landed in a bush by the road after the crash.

The lady came out alive and unscathed from the accident along with other occupants.

She shared pictures from the accident scene on Facebook as she wrote;

Pls join me an tank God for bringing me out of this vehicle alive,He save me from a fatal accident yesterday, i survive,silver and gold have i none,! But to say tank u Lord!

Passengers Burnt To Death After Collision With Truck In Port-Harcourt. Photos

A horrific accident which happened few hours ago in Rivers state, has left many passengers dead. The accident occurred after a passenger bus collided with a truck just after Choba bridge near the University of Port-Harcourt, in the state capital.

The bus was reported to have immediately caught fire after the collision which led to the death of many passengers.

The actual number of causalities as at the time of filing this report is yet to be determined.

The fatal accident has caused a huge traffic gridlock in the area as passersby and officials arrived the scene to for rescue and evacuation.

O.M.G! Pastor Defy Death, Survives Accident Which Killed 6 On Lagos-Ibadan Road. Graphic Photos

A man is overwhelmed with joy after miraculously surviving a fatal motor accident which reportedly killed about six persons along Lagos-Ibadan express way. The incident which happened Wednesday, August 1, 2018, saw many other passengers injured after their passenger bus collided with a truck along the highway.

A pastor narrowly escaped death in the accident and came out with only a small bruise on his ankle.

Igbo Boys Celebrate With Bottles Of Beer On The Road After Accident In Imo. Photos

This is highly unusual. Some men celebrated their survival in an uncommon manner after being involved in a truck accident in Imo state. It was scooped that the heavy duty truck from Okigwe failed brake while in motion and landed in Efe River near Enerco Construction company in Okigwe area of Imo state.

Rather than become sorrowful following the crash, the driver, conductor and well wishers celebrated  at the accident scene with bottles of beer since no life was lost.

TEARS!! 6 Passengers Killed, 69 Injured After Fatal Bus Accident In Abuja(Photos)

So Sad!!! Groom, 13 others die in wedding party auto crash

So Sad!!! Groom, 13 others die in wedding party auto crash kikiotolu

Fourteen members of the same family were killed in a car crash in central Vietnam Monday en route to a wedding party, including the groom who died instantly when their van hit a container truck, police said.

Road accidents are the leading cause of death in Vietnam, where traffic laws are loosely obeyed and road infrastructure is patchy.

TEARS!! Catholic Priest Killed After Collision With A Truck In Imo State (Graphic Photos)

Two Brothers Who Died In A Gum Production Factory Buried In Arochukwu Amidst Tears. Photos

It was a sad moment as two brothers who died in a gum production factory were laid to rest amid tears at their hometown in Ihechiowa, Arochukwu area of Abia state. The young brothers were buried yesterday.

It was gathered that the two brothers, 18-year-old Richard and 25-year-old Monday allegedly inhaled a toxic chemical in the gum production factory where they had worked for many years – which led to their deaths.

According to their heartbroken sister, Helen Daberechi Abel, the duo may have been killed by those who do not wish the family well.

Helen on June 30 took to her Facebook wall to write: “They try to kill my mum but did not succeed. They try killing my elder brother but God intervene, they try killing me and my elder sister but God deliver us, they try killing Gideon but God save him. Today they have succeeded”.

Oh Not Again! Catholic Priest Killed After Collision With A Truck In Imo State. Graphic Photos

The Spiritan University Nneochi (SUN), has been thrown into sorrow following the tragic demise of one of their own. Rev.Fr. Cosmas Aguocha, was killed after being involved in a fatal accident on Friday, July 27th. The deceased who was driving the institution’s vehicle, ran into a stationary truck just before brewery junction at Awo-Omamma, Imo state.

He couldn’t survive the fatal crash as he died few moments after that.

His corpse has been deposited at the mortuary as plans have begun in earnest for his burial.

Woman And Her Son Badly Burnt After Fire Tragedy At Their Residence. Photos

A woman identified as Mrs. Stella Obi and her son were few days ago, completely burnt following a domestic fire accident which happened in their residence. The fire tragedy left the woman who is an integral figure in Senator Victor Umeh Campaign Organization (SVUCO), in severe pains along with her child after being badly burnt.

The mother and child are currently in a hospital in Enugu.

Many Rendered Homeless As Flood Sacks Seven Villages In Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone

The chairman of Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Princess Chinyere Iyioku, on Friday disclosed that over seven villages have been submerged by flood in Uburu community. Iyioku, who doubles as ALGON chairman in Ebonyi State made this known she, said the flood resulted to the collapsed of many houses. She further noted that the flood also rendered many people homeless but thanked God that no life was lost. According to her: “I just came back from Ohaozara. The damage was too much, in short, I don’t know how to describe what happened. I have not witnessed such thing in Ohaozara. It was too much and the damage was over billions of naira. “The flood displaced a lot o families, if you watch it, you will see the damages. Even most of the buildings collapsed, farmlands and other things were destroyed. Many people are no longer staying in their residence. Uncountable houses were affected by the flood. “It affected about seven villages. We call on federal government for assistance. You need to see what people are passing through there. We seriously need assistance. It is a natural disaster and we didn’t know what caused it. But all the same, we need assistance from the federal government. “We in the local government have been assisting since yesterday the flood took place. We still need the state and Federal Governments to assist us. When asked on the real cause of the flood, she said “So many people said it was because of the dredging of Esu River that caused it but I don’t think so. I am talking based on what I saw. Personally, I don’t know the cause and I have never witnessed such thing in Ohaozara LGA,” she stated.

Young Man Swept Away By Raging Flood After Heavy Rainfall In Kano. Photos

The residents of Kano are calling on the state government to come to their aid in order to curtail the havoc being wrecked by massive  floods. A young man was swept away by a raging flood at an underpass recently built by the state government withing the metropolis – after hours of heavy rainfall. His corpse was recovered after the downpour.

Meanwhile, as part of the measures to rid its metropolis of flooding, the Kano State Government has vowed to remove all building and structures built on its waterways in the state.

This came to the fore following discovery by the state government that some individuals’ properties are clogging the state’s waterways and therefore could lead to flooding.

Commissioner for Environment, represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Alhaji Halilu Dantiye, Makoda, expressed concern about the situation of some houses built on waterways, saying that it posed a lot of risk to lives and property.

He said that Kano had been suffering a lot from flood whenever it rained due to many reasons, including building on waterways, which needed to be addressed.

According to reports, flooding has been one of the challenges confronting the state.

Man Dies After His Daughter Was Killed In A Fatal Accident In Delta. Photos

This is very sad. A double tragedy has occurred in the family of Madamedon in Delta state following the deaths of a lady and her father. According to reports, the father passed away upon hearing that his daughter had died in an accident along the NPA expressway in Delta.

It was revealed that the daughter, Miss Eyitemi Madamedon, ran into an abandoned truck along NPA expressway as a result of the indiscriminate parking of tankers along the road.

The lady’s father – was said to have yesterday night after hearing that his daughter is dead.

May their souls rest in peace.

Credit; Sapele Olofofo Unugbragada

One Dead, 19 Injured After Vehicle Rammed Into Minister’s Convoy. Photos

A convoy of the Minister of Youth Development and Sport, Barrister Solomon Dalung, was involved in an accident on Saturday afternoon around 12pm near Akko village along Gombe Airport road.The minister was in Gombe for the elective national congress of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) schedule for Saturday.

An eyewitness, Sunday Cika said that a driver of a Peugeot 406 who was coming from Gombe lost control of his car and rammed into the minister’s convoy that was coming into Gombe from the airport.

A jeep and a bus in the convoy carrying delegates somersaulted and injured 20 people, including the Acting National President of the NYCN, Mr Chinedu Mayor

According to the witness, the driver of the 406, who was also a delegate to the congress, died on the spot after the car was engulfed in flames.

It was gathered that 13 casualties, including Mr Mayor were receiving treatment at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, and seven others were on admission at the Specialists Hospital, Gombe.

JUST IN!! Sports Minister’s Convoy Involved In A Ghastly Accident, 1 Dead, 19 Injured

Another Accident Occurs Near Government House In Anambra State. Photos

A motor accident has occurred near the Government House in Awka, Anambra State, after a fully loaded passenger bus traveling to Abakaliki in Ebonyi state was hit by a trailer. According to reports, passengers who were said to be unconscious after the crash – were rushed to Amaku General Hospital in Awka by the Nigeria Police.

This is coming days after a vehicular accident which happened around Government House axis of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway,Awka, claimed the life of a middle aged woman and left six others injured.

Confirming the incident, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra State, Mr Sunday Ajayi said three of the injured persons have been taken to a nearby hospital in Awka while three others in very critical condition were conveyed via an FRSC ambulance to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.

He identified wrongful overtaking and over speeding as the major causes of the accident and appealed to motorists to exercise caution when plying on the roads.

Lady Survives Accident Which Killed Others After Vehicle Fell Into River. Photos

Some days ago, it was reported that a vehicle veered off the highway and plunged into Ovia River at Evbonogbon, on the Edo- Ondo Boundary, on the Lagos-Benin Expressway. The corpses of four persons including a baby have been recovered from the river. The accident was said to have occurred at the Ofosu Bridge and it involved a green Toyota Sienna.

A female was said to have survived with injuries.

Edo Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Anthony Oko, who confirmed the incident attributed the cause to over speeding.

Oko said to the victims were taken to Ago Itunu Hospital and mortuary at Ofosu in Ondo State.

Tanker Loaded With Petrol Falls, Spills Content in Apapa (Photos)

Apapa residents raise alarm as 3rd tanker loaded with petrol falls and spills content

Residents of Berger Suya bus stop, Olodi Apapa, Lagos, yesterday, July 18, 2018, have cried out for help after another petrol tanker fell and spilled its content.

Katsina flood: Body of missing bride found in Niger Republic

The remains of Hindatu Yahaya, a young girl, swept away by flood in Jibia town, Katsina, have been recovered in Niger Republic

The victim got married three days before the incident.

Husband of the deceased, Malam Sani Yahaya, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Jibia how his wife’s body was recovered.

The corpse of my missing wife was retrieved at Girka village in Mada-Rumfa town of Niger Republic,” he said.

Yahaya said that the flood occurred on Monday night at about 2:00am, cleared his house and took away his wife.

“We searched in the river and rubles of the collapsed walls of my house and the houses of our neighbours but could not locate her.

As we were searching, we got a phone call from people that were helping us in Mada-Rumfa town of Niger Republic, that the corpse of a young woman had been retrieved from the river that passes through their town.

“We rushed to the town and discovered that it was the remains of my wife that was fished out of the river.

“We collected her dead body and brought her back to Jibia town, where we buried her in accordance with Islamic injunctions,” he said.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has

Scores Feared Dead As Car Plunges Into A River On Lagos-Benin Road. Photos

A horrific accident happened earlier yesterday which left some passengers dead, according to reports. It was gathered that a vehicle veered off the highway and plunged into Ovia River at Evbonogbon, on the Edo- Ondo Boundary, on the Lagos-Benin Expressway.

Passersby and other motorists launched a rescue mission to save the occupants after the accident..

A video footage posted online shows the shocking moment a baby was pulled out of the sunken vehicle.

The exact number of casualties are yet to be ascertained as at the time of writing this report.

 

TEARS!!! Scores Feared Dead As Car Plunges Into A River On Lagos-Benin Road (Photos)

TEARS!!! 2 Jehovah’s Witnesses Killed While Preaching In Edo (Photos)

Pupils, teachers on excursion killed in Delta bus crash

Tragedy struck on Friday evening around Oghara Eki in Delta state when an 18-seater bus conveying students and teachers of a school in Ovwian, Udu local government area of Delta state allegedly crashed after its back tire burst causing the bus to somersault severally into the stationary lorry.

It was gathered that the school had gone on excursion to Benin city, Edo state with a supposedly 18-seated bus, but was loaded with 27 persons which included the pupils and teachers and a driver of the bus alleged to be inexperienced.

The proprietress of the school, Mrs Essi Hinges, who confirmed the incident  said “some people said the bus was faulty, it’s not true, it was what was going to happen that happened, the back tire burst, and it somersaulted into stationary lorry after which two pupils, two teachers died, the driver had been the school driver right from the inception, it is rather unfortunate”.

Some of the parents, who spoke  on condition of anonymity, said they were surprised at the urgency with which the school authorities fixed the date and directed parents to prepare their children, adding that apart from compelling them as parents to participate, the school authorities enlisted an inexperienced staff as driver to drive the bus.

It was further gathered that the organizers of the event enlisted five staff, eight students of secondary school arm of the school, and fourteen pupils into the 18-seater bus en route Benin city for the excursion.

But shortly after the driver lost control of the vehicle, eyewitness said the children were flying out of the bus like birds, and many of them landed unconscious on the ground, many of them sustained injuries, two of the pupils and two teachers died on the spot

A parent of the dead pupils, Mr Richard Okwuagwu said, “I lost two of my kids, Daniel and Faith Okwuagwu, I did not pay for the excursion, I paid money for the cultural day, but because of greed the school did not refund my money, they killed my children because of N10,000. I will take the school to court, I will not accept the mess of losing two children one day, it’s painful.”

The police commissioner in the state, Mustafa Muhammed, who spoke to DAILY POST, said, “the police are investigating the ill-fated bus, we are in custody of the driver, and some of the teachers, investigation is ongoing. The aggrieved parents have petitioned the command, and we are looking into the incident.”

Speeding Vehicle Kills Female Undergraduate Student In Delta State. Photos

A 300 level student of Delta State University, Abraka, has died after being involved in a fatal accident near her school. According to reports, the young lady, Success Gabrielle who was on a motorcycle was killed after being knocked down by a vehicle on Tuesday, July 10th.

The student of Business Education was killed instantly along with the motorcycle rider.

Her death happened less than one month after celebrating her birthday with friends and colleagues in style.

May her soul rest in peace.

Twin Brothers Killed After Being Knocked Off A Bridge By Speeding Vehicle. Photos

This is very unfortunate. Two brothers have lost their lives after being involved in a ghastly motor accident in Minna, Niger state capital. It was gathered that the twin brothers were on a motorcycle before being hit by a speeding vehicle which threw them off the bridge and killed them instantly.

In the course of the accident, the vehicle also veered off the bridge and landed in a ditch as no further details were given as to the condition of the driver or car occupants.

The twin brothers whose corpses were later recovered have been laid to rest according to Islamic rites. May their souls rest in peace.

 

Man Catches Fire While Smoking At A Gas Station, His SUV Completely Burnt (Graphics Photos)

Man Catches Fire While Smoking At A Gas Station, His SUV Completely Burnt (Graphics Photos)

A Highlander car belonging to a Chinese man and a Cambodian man, exploded and completely burned at a Tela gas station in Kampong Speu, Cambodia on Monday, July 9.