21 United Evangelical Church members battle for life, as Jeep crashes into parade in Aba

Members of United Evangelical Church, Abayi International, in Aba, Abia State, during a parade.
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21 United Evangelical Church members battle for life, as Jeep crashes into parade in Aba

21 members of United Evangelical Church, Abayi International, in Aba, Abia State have been lying unconsciously in the hospital, shortly after they were knocked down by a Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle.

The ghastly automobile accident occurred on Thursday’s evening, along Aba Owerri road, in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, during a road parade held by the church.

The women and some members of the church’s Boys Brigade band were, as gathered, were doing a sensitisation road walk about International Women’s Day Celebration.

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The accident, which brought the sensitisation parade to an abrupt end, left 21 members of the church in danger, a fast moving Lexus Sports Utility vehicle ran into their midst, causing catastrophe.

It was learnt that many of the victims, including a pregnant woman, suffered broken legs, hands, head injuries, while some others suffered other forms of internal injuries.

The pastor in charge of the church, Nnamdi Kelvin, who was weeping inside the hospital about the incident, said that the members were hit by the vehicle from behind, describing the incident as reckless and terrible.

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Meanwhile, some of the injured persons who spoke in deep pain, appealed to the Abia State government to save their lives by providing financial help to enable them receive the needed medical help.

Four other victims have been rushed to an undisclosed private hospital by their relatives.

The driver of the Jeep, who allegedly blamed the accident on brake failure, has been detained at the World Bank Police station, Abayi.

By Famous Reporters

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