Six Nigerian Celebrities Who Died In Car Accidents

The entertainment industry has been dealt with several blows following the deaths of major celebrities in the industry.

A former Big Brother housemate Rico Swavey died on Thursday, October 13, 2022.

Here are Nigerian celebrities who died in car accidents:

1. JT TOM WEST

JT Tom West’s career ambitions were tragically cut short when he died aged 41 in a fatal auto accident while returning from a movie location after a late night shoot.

He died on September 28 2006, three days after the accident at the Ikeja General Hospital, Lagos, due to internal bleeding.

2. DAGRIN

Nigerian rapper Dagrin died on Thursday, April 22, 2010, after he was involved in a ghastly motor accident in front of Alakara Police Station, off Agege Motor Road, Mushin, Lagos.

Dagrin whose real name was Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun died at the age of 22.

3. AHMED ISHOLA DUROJAIYE

Yoruba actor, Ahmed Ishola Durojaiye, popularly known as Alasari, died on March 20, 2011, at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, where he was been treated following a ghastly accident he was involved in along Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.

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Durojaiye was on his way to Abeokuta to promote his forth-coming movie, titled Omo Night Club, when he met his untimely death.

4. CD JOHN

The Nigerian entertainment industry suffered a painful loss when fast-rising comedian, Chijioke John, better known as CD John, was pronounced dead on March 24, 2011.

He passed on at St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos after a fatal car accident while returning from Harrysong‘s debut album listening party in a convoy of three cars.

5. MC LOPH

MC Loph was on his way to his village along with his elder sister for his traditional marriage when their car suffered a ghastly car crash and they died.

He died on September 14, 2011.

MC Loph was known for the song Osondi Owendi where he featured Flavour.

6. RICO SWAVEY

Big Brother housemate Patrick Fakoy popularly known as Rico Swavey died on Thursday, October 13, 2022.

He was involved in an accident on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.

His friend and co-housemate Alex Asomugha aka Alex Unusual announced the unfortunate incident.

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