It was gathered that the trailer veered off its way into the tricycle’s direction around Stanbic Bank located on the Nnebisi Road.
An eyewitness, who gave her name as Iyobosasere Jane, said that the tricycle somersaulted severally as the driver rammed on stones before veering into the deep ongoing drainage hole.
The driver, however, survived but his four passengers could not make it.
“They were rushed to the hospital but were confirmed dead on arrival by the doctor on duty.”
The accident, which attracted other tricycle operators to the scene, saw many people crying profusely.
The state Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, who spoke to newsmen in Asaba, described the incident as very unfortunate, adding that the state government was committed to providing good drainage system for the roads across the state.
Chief Augoye said, “It’s unfortunate that the tricycle operator crashed into the ongoing project, the state government is committed to providing drainage system across the state.” SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇