Wedding Ceremony Turns Sorrow In Edo As Nine Bride, Groom’s Friends and Relations Killed In Fatal Accident

Nine persons out of ten wedding guests have been killed in a fatal accident at Ekpon junction on the ever-busy Agbor-Ewohimi road in the Igueben local government area, Edo state.

The guests were travelling from BENIN city to Ewatto in Esan South East local government area of Edo state to attend a wedding ceremony of their friend and relation.

The Scene of the accident
The Scene of the accident

However, the bus conveying them collided with a trailer carrying cement to the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, killing nine of the guests on the spot.

The deceased, who was neatly dressed, did not make their way to the hospital emergency room but straight to the mortuary.

The only survivor now in the intensive care in the hospital.
The only survivor now in the intensive care in the hospital.

One of them is now currently on oxygen in the hospital in EDO central.

Most of the deceased was said to have hailed from Ewatto in EDO state.

Wedding Invitation Card
Wedding Invitation Card

Standard Gazette crime correspondent Festus Alenkhe gathered that the families are now in serious mourning as they both lost their children in the accident.

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