Groom’s parents, siblings, uncle, other family members die in fatal accident hours after wedding in Bayelsa (Photos)

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Nine wedding guests including the the groom’s parents, siblings, uncle have died in a fatal auto crash in Bayelsa state.

The accident occurred at the tollgate along Glory Land drive in Igbogene axis of Yenagoa, the state capital on Saturday, December 4.

According to an eyewitness, the deceased persons were returning to their base in Ebedebiri in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state after the wedding ceremony of Keme Kelvin and Florence, when the unfortunate incident happened.

It was gathered that the bus which the deceased passengers boarded collided with an oncoming vehicle returning from Warri in Delta state

The vehicles were reportedly trying to divert to the East-West road when the unfortunate incident happened, according to witnesses.

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) told Daily Trust at the scene of the incident that they had evacuated four persons who sustained injuries to a hospital in Yenagoa, but one later died.

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