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It was a black Friday for the people of Umudim Community of Atta in Ikeduru LGA of Imo State,  as the peaceful enclave  was on Friday morning, 10th February, 2017, thrown into mourning due to horrific motor accident that occurred on the ever busy Owerri- Okigwe Express road in Imo State when a Hilux truck collided with a
tricycle, popularly known as Keke, killing five occupants of the tricycle, including a final year student of Federal Polytechnic ,Nekede, Bright Ononiwu, and the keke driver who died a day after in the Hospital.
Ifeanyicy.com exclusively gathered that the white Hilux vehicle rammed into the Blue  tricycle, instantly killing three out of
the four passengers and two others died later in the hospital.
According to eyewitness, Mr. Olumba Onyii, while three persons died on the spot, the fourth passenger, Mrs Ngozi Emeahu, from Umuhu -Ukwu, Atta, whose maternal home is Umudim and she got  married at Umudim and the keke driver, identified as Mr. Ifeanyi Duru (aka) Mpa Kukwu Chimaobi Ndu, died hours later in the hospital .
The victims were said to be on their way to Owerri, the state capital, for different purposes when the auto crash occurred at Ama -Alim Junction, at ATTA Ikeduru in front of Daddy House near Genesis Private school.

A source in Umudim told IfeanyiCy's Blog that the news of the deaths had thrown the entire community into deep mourning as some people reported that they had seen the victims shortly before the tragedy struck.

The source also disclosed that the family of Ononiwu was devastated by the death of their son who had less than few months to graduate from the polytechnic .

Mr Olumba Onyii told our reporter:

"Ifeanyi duru aka mpa kukwu Chimaobi ndu the keke driver, a Lady and one man whom I heard died today so the five of them is now dead.

My broda de Keke is our brother who also lost his life the accident is not his fault the stupid Hilux drive is over taking at that sharp conner. Dim lost three great guy today nd one, her maternal home is Dim nd she was also married at dim so in all we lost four.
This morning at ATTA in front of daddy house near Genesis private skul"


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