A medical physician Urenna Iroegbu who had solely just lately accomplished her Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme has died in a highway accident alongside Onne Highway, Port Harcourt.
Iroegbu graduated from Imo State College final 12 months after eight years learning medication.
Two days after finishing her service 12 months, the younger physician boarded a Toyota Sienna industrial automobile to Akwa Ibom State on Saturday which by no means received to its vacation spot.
Following heavy downpour on the fateful day round 4pm, driver of the automobile she boarded drove in opposition to site visitors.
An oncoming lorry misplaced management and rammed into the automobile.
“There have been two Sienna Toyota minivans headed in the direction of Akwa Ibom. Round Daewoo simply lengthy Onne Highway, a trailer had damaged down on their lane so that they determined to drive in opposition to site visitors,” a police officer mentioned.
“One of many Sienna minivans was the automobile by which the physician was in. A lorry which had the correct of approach didn’t see them on time, misplaced management and rammed into them. Good Samaritans took them to a hospital. Three of them had been taken to Sonabel Hospital across the trailer park whereas Dr Iroegbu was transferred to Morning Star Hospital, Onne. She died at midnight.”
Iroegbu’s mates have expressed shock at her dying on social media.
“What a depraved world! An exquisite soul gone so quickly. God please wake her up. Nonetheless can’t consider the information. Ready to listen to it’ s a joke. My coronary heart is damaged, loudly crying… Eight years of struggling to change into any individual and simply when you’ve lastly achieved it after passing out from NYSC on Thursday, the satan struck,” Ihuoma Zingo tweeted.