Tragedy struck int he Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State PortHarcort on Saturday August 4,2018 as a tanker rammed into a bar where the four persons were drinking, killing all of them on the spot.
The vehicle heading for Eleme Refinery to load petroleum product, skidded off the road due to break failure.
A source disclosed that an SUV parked by the side of the road was destroyed by the tanker injuring many in the process
The incident, which happened at about 3.45pm, was said to have shocked residents of the area, who wondered how the heavy duty vehicle rammed into the beer palour.
The driver of the vehicle swerved off the road when he noticed the break failure.
Policemen from the nearby Rumuokoro Divisional Police Headquarters, Port Harcourt, later removed the bodies of the victims after arresting the driver.