BY JOE Favour -UGHELLI
SEVEN persons have been feared dead in Agbarha-Otor community after a Siena car conveying them plunged into a stream in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
The ugly incident happened between Oghara and Edoide-Agbarha-Otor communities, it was gathered.
According to sources the deceased, were on their way from a ceremony when they met with an untimely death which occured at about 5.30 pm on Saturday.
“They were nine persons including the driver inside the vehicle that was coming from Orogun direction and was headed towards Agbarha town.
“Along the line, the driver lost control and the car climbed the big covelt and plunged into the stream.
“Some residents and travellers trooped to the scene in an effort to rescue the victims. The driver and one other passenger a woman who could swim were the only survivors.
“By the time the other victims could get help, they had alread drowned. Their lifeless body were later recovered from the stream”.
Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer of the State command, Mr. Bright Edafe said the driver of the vehicle escaped.
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