Two individuals have been reported lifeless after a automobile crashed and exploded at Elele-Alimini, Emuoha Local Government of Rivers State.
The automobile was stated to be touring to Ahoada, one other city within the state when the incident occurred.
According to The Punch, the automobile was loaded with petroleum merchandise ensuing within the explosion.
The state police command confirmed that the motive force is in vital situation and in an undisclosed hospital.
The spokesman for the State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the dying of the 2 individuals.
“Yes, I can confirm that the fire incident claimed two lives. The policeman who was on the bus sustained life-threatening injuries.
“It is an accident involving two vehicles. Two cars collided and fire ignited. I don’t know if the policeman, a deputy superintendent of police is dead or not. I think he (cop) is in critical condition,” Omoni added.