A middle-aged legal practitioner, Mrs Bassey has died in a lone ghastly motor accident while reportedly chasing, her husband and his lover in Calabar.
Nigeriacrime.com reliably gathered that the accident happened while Mrs Bassey a mother of three boys, who was driving a Toyota Highlander along Muritala Mohammed Highway in Calabar veered off the road into a ditch.
The victim was reportedly pursuing her husband who was with his lover in his car when she lost control of her vehicle, killing herself in the process.
According to an eyewitness account, Mrs Bassey sighted her husband leaving SPAR shopping Mall in the company of another female when she tried to block her husband’s car with the Toyota Highlander she was driving in.
However, her husband Mr Sonnie Bassey who is also a lawyer was able to manoeuvre his vehicle out of the attempted blockade and then took the Murtala Muhammed highway, with his wife in serious pursuit.
In a bid to outrun her husband, she lost control of the speeding vehicle, veered off the road and slammed the vehicle, headlong, into a tree, damaging the vehicle beyond repairs and also killing herself.
Confirming the accident, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Cross River, Maikano Hassan, said a lone incident that killed a middle-aged woman who has now been identified as Mrs Bassey, a lawyer and mother of three in Calabar.
According to the Sector Commander, the incident was caused by over speeding.
He said the incident involving a Toyota Highlander which occured on the Muritala Mohammed Highway in Calabar claimed the life of the lone female driver who veered off the road into a ditch by the road.
His words :”Though the woman was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, but she was said to have died few minutes later due to the injury sustained from the incident.”
A source at the hospital said that Mr Sonnie was allegedly begging the lifeless body of his wife to forgive him while urging her to come back to life and take care of their three Children.