Eleven Female Traders Die In Auto Crash In Biase

In Breaking News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin


Eleven female traders returning from Adim market in Biase Local Government of Cross River State were on Friday crushed to death when a Mitsubishi truck ran into a Hiace passenger bus along the Calabar-Ikom highway allegedly due to lose of control of the vehicle by the driver due to brake failure.

Mrs. Elizabeth Agba, a health worker, who saw the scene of the accident on her way from Obudu to Calabar told CrossRiverWatch that the mishap occurred between 1pm and 2pm. She said the driver of the truck was trapped inside his truck while one woman was badly wounded.

Mrs. Agba said: “I feel very traumatized when I see incidents like these. We were coming from Obudu and we met this accident at Biase, eleven of the women involved in the crash were all crushed to death. We hear the driver lost control of the brakes and the other car ran into it.

“I personally saw several bodies littering the accident scene. There were about eleven of them who died on the spot.

The accident which closed down the expressway saw “residents of the community helping to evacuate the deceased.”

The Public Relations Officer of the Cross River Sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr. Festus Ndumele, told CrossRiverWatch that the agency had men on the ground working with the police to evacuate bodies to the morgue and that they are now trying to unravel the cause of the crash.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

In this photograph released by the Stephen Okoi's family; Mrs. Mary Stephen Ugbome (nee Mary Stephen Okoi) poses for a photograph in traditional attire. Her paternal family claims She disappeared after arriving her in-laws palace in Okpai Kingdom, Umuada Quarters, Ndokwa East LGA of Delta State on December 24, 2020

Delta Monarch Fingered In Disappearance Of Cross River Born In-Law

By Ushang Ewa The family of Mrs. Mary Ugbome have petitioned the Inspector General of the Nigerian Police Force,


CallyAir: Video Emerges Of Chinese Company Painting One Jet

By Ushang Ewa A video shared by aides of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State shows Magnetic MRO,

University of Calabar, UNICAL and Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH logos

CRUTECH Gets Resumption Date Today As UNICAL Fixes March 1 For Examinations

By Patrick Obia Students of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) and the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) may


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now