A yet to be identified couple have been reported dead after their motorcycle collided with a commercial bus in Ugwunagbo Local government Area of Abia State 72hrs to their daughter’s wedding.
It was gathered that the incidence occurred near a village called Umuaja in Ugwunagbo left many passengers of the commercial bus wounded as many of them were said to be in critical conditions.
It was learnt that while the husband and wife died on the spot, some of the injured were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and the critically injured were reportedly referred to Abia State Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH), Aba for issues beyond their capacity to handle.
Reports have it that one of the tyres of the vehicle busted while the driver was said to have lost control of the car and in the process, ramming into the couple.
A source who pleaded anonymity said that the daughter of the couple would be having her traditional wedding this weekend in their village.