No fewer than eight people were reportedly killed on Saturday when two vehicles plunged into the Ekpan River in Delta State.
It was learned that the incident, which involved a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and a commercial mini-bus, occurred in the morning at Uvwie area of the state.
According to an eyewitness, the SUV rammed into the bus along the NPA Expressway, although there were conflicting reports as to whether it was one of the vehicles or both them that plunged into the river.
The vehicles, which were both conveying passengers, were said to be heading towards Effurun Roundabout from Warri.
The Delta State Police Command said the details surrounding the incident were still sketchy.