Not less than five persons have been pronounced dead when a car rammed into bystanders during the Bikers parade at the 2022 Calabar Carnival on Tuesday.
It was gathered that the accident occured barely one hour the Bikers parade show started.
According to eyewitnesses, the Toyota Camry lost control and rammed into the bystanders crowd of people, killing five instantly while many others were rushed to the hospital.
It was gathered that an estimated 5000 power Bikers and 3000 Vintage Cars participated in the 2022 Calabar Carnival which commenced today.
The accident occured at Bogobri area of Calabar, Cross River state.
“I wrote about the level of Calabar Carnival preparation in 2022 some days back.
“But many didn’t get why I came up with the write up because they have allowed politicians to shadow their reasoning.
“But the truth is, When you failed to plan, You plan to fail.
“Check the level of securities personnel and the medical team on ground at the ugly incident that occured in Bogobri.
“Did you see any uniform on ground to ease the worries not even Red Cross officials”, a Facebook user, Temple Lawrence stated.
Meanwhile, the Cross River State Government led by Ben Ayade is yet to issue statement over the ugly incident.
Some youths in latest videos posted online were seen trying to go violent over the ugly incident while dead bodies seen on the road.