Six persons suspected to be internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘Yahoo Yahoo boys,’ have reportedly died in a motor accident near Akala park along Ogwashi Uku-Kwale expressway in Delta State.
The incident happened around 4am on Tuesday when a truck collided with a Mercedes Benz car. The incident was said to involved some women who were going to the market.
According to an eyewitness accounts said that; “It was young boys and young girls that were in the new Mercedes Benz car, they were between 25 and 20 years old. We suspected them to be those yahoo boys.
“The remains of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital in Ogwashi Uku, headquarters of Aniocha South Local Government Area of the state,” the witness said.
The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ibrahim Abubakar, who confirmed the incident said, “The victims were three adult males and three females. the two vehicles scattered in pieces and it was difficult identifying the victims as a result of the impact of the collision.
“We couldn’t find the registration numbers of the two vehicles, either people took them away or because of the impact of the clash; we couldn’t just locate them.
“Two of the victims were trapped under the truck and it took our men hectic time to push out the truck before we could bring them out dead.”