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Calamity As Ambulance Kills Three In Abia

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No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead after a black-coloured Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) used for ambulance services was involved in an accident in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State

The accident which happened yesterday, occurred in front of Dacoo Petrol Station at Umuafukwu/Umuagwa village, along Ikot Ekpene Road, in Obingwa LGA.

The Eastern Updates reports that the ambulance, which was said to be running at top speed before the accident, hit some tricycles and motorcycles, killing three persons and seriously injuring some others.

It was not known if the driver of the ambulance was drunk as he continued on to speed after the accident, before running into a nearby bush where his car eventually stopped.

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Villagers and other sympathizers who wept uncontrollably after the accident, lamented that the victims were sent to untimely death.

The natives advised vehicle owners plying the busy road to respect all road safety measures.

Meanwhile, the injured victims have been taken to the hospital for medical attention.

The incident is coming a few days after a 40-feet container fell from a truck at Ogbo Hill area of Aba, crushing some vehicles and killing some persons.

In another report, the Abia state government has revealed that it has discovered schemes by certain disgruntled politicians within the state to finance a blackmail campaign against the governor.

Putting pen to paper on Wednesday, November 22, Ferdinand Ekeoma, the senior special adviser to Gov. Otti on media, conveyed that the state government brought to light the fact that these individuals, as part of their tactical plan, had compensated various unnamed media platforms to disseminate a distorted narrative regarding the incumbent administration.

The Eastern Updates

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