73-year-old Woman, Four Others Killed In Bayelsa Auto Accident

No fewer than 5 individuals have died in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, in a ghastly motor accident alongside the Tombia-Amassoma Road space of the state.

The accident, which induced visitors congestion alongside the highway resulting in the state-owned Niger Delta University, NDU, and the Bayelsa International Airport, left three feminine and two male victims useless.

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The spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the event on Friday, stated the deadly motor accident occurred on Thursday round 4.40pm and concerned a Toyota Venza with Reg. N0. KMK 617 BY and two tricycles with Reg. No. NSK 073 QH and LND 223 QH.

He stated, “Five corpses were evacuated from the scene and three of them have been identified as, Okon Daniel ‘m’ 47 years old, Oweinkuro Profit ‘m’ 52 years old and Mrs. Domoye Ikpaipai, 73 years old. 

“The others were middle-aged male and female victims.”

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One of the victims has also been identified as a student of the State-owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma.

However, Butswat said the police are on the trail of one Augusta Nyoun, who drove the Toyota Venza that allegedly caused the accident, before fleeing the scene.

He said the police have launched a manhunt for the accused female suspect who drove the vehicle for possible culpable homicide. 

“The sketch marks of the scene of the accident have been taken and investigation is ongoing,” he added. 

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73-year-old Woman, Four Others Killed In Bayelsa Auto Accident

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