No fewer than twelve individuals have reportedly burned to dying following a deadly motor accident alongside the Tombia-Ammassoma highway in Yenagoa Native Authorities Council Space of Bayelsa State.
DAILY POST gathered that whereas eight individuals have been reportedly burnt to ashes on the spot following an explosion that adopted the accident, 4 others later died on arrival on the Niger Delta Instructing Hospital in Okolobiri.
The incident, which occurred at about 8pm Wednesday night time concerned a 14-seater passenger bus and a diesel tanker truck believed to be conveying chippings to a development website across the Amassoma space.
Eyewitness accounts mentioned the incident could have occurred due to the extreme velocity by business highway customers of that individual route, including that there are at all times lethal accidents on that highway.
“It was a horrible accident, we couldn’t even stand the sight of such flame; there was no approach we may assist out when the bus was burning. It was all tears, we will’t even help out, no strategy to recognise any of them, there’s no technique of identification as a result of every part was burnt”
“The Bus and DIESEL tanker collided and the bus burst into flames, all people within the bus was trapped and burnt past recognition besides three survivors. The three survivors nonetheless later gave up the ghost”.
Officers of the Federal Highway Security Corps (FRSC) confirmed to DAILY POST that the burnt passengers have been unrecognized and couldn’t instantly be recognized, “after we arrived on the scene at about 10pm there was nothing we may do”.
The FRSC officers confirmed that preliminary investigation confirmed that it was over dashing on the a part of the diesel truck,” we imagine the truck driver eliminated the plate quantity and escaped from the scene of the accident. However the passenger bus plate quantity is VA6243”
Additionally talking, the spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident and mentioned the scene was gory and horrible,”