The Ebonyi Sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Stella Uchegbu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said it occurred on Monday evening, NAN reports.
Uchegbu said that the accident involved an articulated vehicle and a bus.
“Eight persons: five females, two males and a child were involved in the unfortunate accident.
“Four persons were injured while four people: two females, one male and a child died.
“The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue, while the injured persons have been taken to the Alex Ekwueme Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki,”