Thirteen persons, including a priest, yesterday lost their lives in a multiple auto accident near Asaba, the Delta State Capital.
The vehicles involved include a Ford bus, with registration number GWK 684 XA, belonging to the Christ Anglican Church, Ibusa; a Mitsubishi L300, with registration number BJ 831 AKD; a commercial bus; and a Honda car, with registration number BEN 413 CF.
The death of the Anglican priest, Rev Stanley Ejiniwe, it was learnt, threw the entire Asaba Diocese of the Anglican Communion into mourning.
The Nation gathered that four victims of the crash are receiving treatment at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital and St. Rebecca hospital both in Asaba, while the dead- 11 males and two females, have been deposited at the General Hospital, Ibusa.
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