At least two persons were killed in a fatal accident which occurred yesterday in Imo state. The accident which was reportedly caused by a speeding driver saw mulitple vehicles collide with each other before knocking down a motorcyclist who was carrying a lady along the Onitsha-Owerri highway in Mgbidi, Oru West local government area of the state.
The man and his passenger were killed on the spot while others were seriously injured. The wounded victims were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The multiple accidents caused a huge traffic gridlock in the area before the crashed vehicles were removed.