The reigning Face of Idoma, Miss Joy Onazi was yesterday evening involved in an auto crash which claimed two lives.
BOSS culture understands the accident occurred at Ikpayongo close to Makurdi as she was returning from a humanitarian effort at Ado local government area.
According to eye witnesses, she was on top speed when three people entered the road, an old man, a boy and a little girl pushing a wheelbarrow. In an attempt to dodge them, she swerved and hit the boy and the girl after which she skidded into the bush to hit a tree.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that the boy and girl lost their lives, one immediately while the other some hours later however the queen is said to be in good condition.
Agila Carnival, organisers of Face of Idoma are yet to make an official statement, saying they were studying the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident and would address the media at the appropriate time.