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Five perish in Rivers road crash

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PORT HARCOURT— FIVE persons died, yesterday, in a fatal accident on Tai/Bori road in Rivers State.

Eye witnesses told newsmen that the driver of a Sienna Space bus lost control at a sharp bend on the road and rammed into an on-coming saloon car.  He said five persons in the Sienna car lost their lives on the spot.

“The Sienna  saloon was on high speed and on getting close to Nowa junction, as he  was trying to negotiate from a bend the car suddenly lost control and hit an oncoming vehicle. Five persons in the Sienna saloon car died on a spot,” the source said.

A staff of the Federal Road Safety Commission in the state who volunteered comment on condition of anonymity said the five who died had been taken to a morgue.

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