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Two killed in Ebonyi autocrash

Two persons, believed to be supporters of All Progressive Congress were, on Wednesday, confirmed dead, in an auto crash that occurred along Onuebonyi Road, by Sharon Junction, in the Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The Informant247 gathered that the party supporters were in a chartered vehicle, belonging to Onitsha South Mass Transit, heading to Iboko, the Izzi council secretariat, the venue for the flag-off campaign of the APC governorship candidate, in the state, Francis Nwifuru, which took place on Wednesday.

It was revealed that the victims died instantly following the excruciating impact of the accident. The victims were said to be a man and a woman, while others sustained varying degrees of injuries.

An eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the accident occurred as a result of the carelessness of the drivers.

“One of the drivers was moving carelessly, but unfortunately for him, he collided with another car in an attempt to overtake without minding his life and that of passengers”.

“I learnt the victims of the accident had been taken to the hospital, but I’m sure two persons, a man and a woman died instantly. It was a painful experience today,” the source said.

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