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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Keke Napep, Kills Pregnant Woman, Five Others In Bayelsa



A Toyota driver who is suspected to be driving under the influence (DUI) crashed into a tricycle (popularly known as Keke NAPEP) killing a pregnant woman and five others on Saturday night, May 3, at Opolo Suburb of Yenagoa local government, Bayelsa State.
It was gathered, the drive who escaped after the crash drove a Toyota Avalon Car with Lagos registration number EKY 711 BV.
The accident happened opposite a popular eatery in the area at about 10pm on Saturday.
A pregnant woman, a Hausa man and a native of Ammassoma Community in Southern Ijaw area of the state, identified as Miss Akpotu Olorogun, died at the spot. And two other victims of the crash
who were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa by officers of the Divisional Traffic Control from Ekeki Police Station died later in the hospital.
The Toyota car which was flung on its side has been searched for any documents that could help to identify the driver who allegedly was drunk.
The spokesman of the state police command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe confirmed the accident and added that the investigation is in progress.

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