A fatal road accident that occurred on Saturday at Urkhuosa area on Benin Ekpoma-Auchi road has reportedly claimed the lives of two children and six adults.
Report gathered that one of the vehicles overtook another one and unfortunately had a collision with an oncoming vehicle.
HGS Media Plus learnt that eight person which involved children and adults died instantly while others with injuries were taken to the hospital by the police for treatment.
Sector Commander Mr Henry Banamaisia of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Edo State confirmed that eight person died and four others with injuries being treated.
He also said investigation is being carried out to ascertain the cause of the accident.
He added that motorists should exercise caution while on the road, most especially during this rainy reason.