One person has been reported dead with another seriously wounded in an accident that occurred near Marvel International School along the East-West road in Ughelli Community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
It was learnt that the incident occurred when a commercial motorcyclist carrying a passenger and was trying to enter the road when an oncoming vehicle, which was on a very high speed rammed into them after it failed brake.
In the process, the commercial motorcyclist who hit his head on the tarred road, died instantly while his passenger who was seriously wounded has been rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa, confirmed to have received a text message requesting him to confirm the report as well.
The State’s Police boss said, “I have not yet been briefed. I will find out.”
Earlier, the Divisional Police Officer “A” Division in Ughelli, CSP Kelvin Zuokumor, who confirmed that there was an accident in the area, which resulted in the death of some persons said, “The matter is not within my jurisdiction. It is under “B” Division.”