By Suoyo Ekubo
Three persons were burnt to death in a fatal road accident along the East-West Road in Bayelsa State on Monday night, June 20.
It was gathered that the accident which occurred at Opokuma junction involved a Toyota Camry with registration number LS 529 KY and a Mazda 323 with registration number GBB 532 XA.
Sources said two persons involved in the accident including a Police Constable survived with various degrees of minor injuries.
Eye-witness account attributed the accident to over speeding and loss of control which resulted in an head-on collision.
The Toyota Camry was said to have loaded with petroleum products and triggered a heavy explosion and fire which burnt the victims.
Two males and a female were those confirmed dead while two males survived and were taken to the hospital for treatment.
A Senior Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bayelsa who confirmed the accident said the injured victims were rescued to a hospital at Yenagoa for treatment.