Oguta Lake auto crash costs 3 lives, Tipper wrecks bike

06/14/2019

Posted by: Joshua-Philip Okeafor

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Imo state mourns the death of 3 young men following an accident in the Oguta Lake region of the South-East state. What really happened? Get the tragic details.

The tourist resort of Oguta in Oguta Local Government area, Imo state, witnesses one of those horror incidents that make one question the meaning of life. This accident in Oguta lake took place on Tuesday, June 11th along motels road close to the resort.

Eyewitnesses recount that it transpired that a group of four friends on a single bike were cruising along the road when the Tipper (popularly called 911) ran into them. Three of the victims reportedly gave up on the spot, while the fourth man survived and could be receiving treatment for injuries sustained.

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The ill-fated bike that carried the four friends.

The driver of the Tipper is reported to have immediately fled the scene, perhaps for fear of reprisals. Reports also indicate that such incidents are common around the Oguta Lake area. This has often led to speculations about the spiritual condition of both the Lake and its environs.

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While some blame the Tipper driver, others put down the accident to the lake

The four friends had been visiting the Eastern heartland from their work/business base in Lagos.

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Joshua, or KK as friends call him, is a Filmmaker, Writer and Director. A Christian, Joshua is a product of Nigeria’s foremost film school, the National Film Institute, Jos, where he majored in Writing/Directing. Joshua began his writing career at age 18 when an older brother gave him a four page outline of a children novel. Joshua intends to keep writing and directing. His screen name is sometimes Joshua Kalu Ephraim (Writing), and sometimes Joshua KK (directing).

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