Seven female wedding guests have died in an auto crash in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

It was gathered that the accident, which involved a Toyota Sienna with about nine women on board, occurred along Orogun Road around 5:00 pm Saturday, August 21. 

The women, said to be from Agorodei Peile Quarters in Bomadi community of Delta State, were returning from a marriage ceremony of their sister at Agbor when the incident occurred. 

According to reports, their vehicle veered off the road into a bush, and somersaulted many times. About seven persons died on the spot, including the driver. Two persons, however, survived.

Seven female wedding guests die in auto crash in Delta

The two survivors were said to have been rushed to a hospital in Ughelli community.

A member of the Bomadi community, Prince Perekeme Bonny, said the deceased will be laid to rest on Wednesday. 

Seven female wedding guests die in auto crash in Delta

“Great lost at BOMADI town. Seven beautiful Vibrate ladies dead at a motor accident on their way back home from their sister’s marriage ceremony at Agbo. The motor tumbled into a Calvert river. Two ladies survived and seven ladies died. All are from Agorodei peile Quarters, BOMADI federated Urban community,” he wrote.