It was total sadness on Friday night after six persons suspected to be internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys, died in an accident in the Ughelli area of Delta State.
It was gathered that the accident which involved a Lexus SUV, occurred near the Ekiugbo junction along the Agbarho-Ughelli axis of the East-West Road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
It was reported that the suspected Yahoo Boys died on the spot after their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck.
There were claims that the victims were celebrating one of their friends who just bought an exotic car through the Yahoo business.
“The accident took place near Ekiugbo Junction at about 8 pm on Friday. One of them bought a 2021 Lexus GX 460.”
“The Lexus arrived Ughelli around 5 pm while the accident happened around 8 pm.”
“They were returning from a joint where they had gone to celebrate the arrival of the vehicle.”
“The new vehicle rammed into a pay-loader truck along the expressway.”
“The six of them died on the spot,” a source who claimed to have witnessed the evacuation of the dead bodies, told TheSun.
The source added that the new vehicle was damaged beyond repair.