Tragically, a family of eight lost their lives in accident while traveling for a New Year celebration in Imo State, The Global News reports.
The accident occurred at the Amanwozuzu junction in Ikeduru Local Government Area (LGA) of Imo State.
Lucky Ahiole, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) overseeing the Ikeduru Local Government Area, confirmed the unfortunate incident to journalists in Owerri on Friday.
The accident which occurred at about 3.00PM on Friday, resulted in the death of all eight persons in a Toyota Sienna car conveying the family.
Ahiole added that the vehicle collided with a stationary truck carrying iron rods, resulting in the death of the victims.