The entertainment industry has been dealt with several blows in 2022 following reports about deaths, robbery attacks and car accidents.
Fortunately, those who were involved in car accidents survived. While some are still getting better, others have fully recovered.
Qed.ng compiled a list of six Nigerian celebrities that have survived car accidents from January to May 2022.
1 Duncan Mighty
Music artiste, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, better known as Duncan Mighty, survived a car accident in January 2022.
The 38-year-old took to Instagram to announce that he was involved in a car crash on January 2.
He wrote: “GOD bless you all for your prayers, 2nd January on our way to Uyo our vehicle drove straight into the river after a trailer on a high speed failed break was the last thing I can remember. Next is seeing myself in a hospital.
“GOD MADE NO BE MAN MADE. To our rescuers ikwa ibom / Ogoni youths GOD BLESS YOU MORE AND MORE I’ve been discharged and sound. Na today I get another second-hand phone. I say make I cassette the good news.”
2 BBNaija’s Tuoyo
Days after Duncan Mighty’s accident ordeal, precisely on January 17, Big Brother Naija reality star Tuoyo Ibeh took to Instagram to announce that he was involved in a car accident
The stripper shared a video of the damaged car, thanking God for his life.
He wrote: “Thank God for life, and everyone that was with me. Nothing shall take our life this year in Jesus name Amen.”
3 Israel DMW
On February 17, Israel DMW, one of singer Davido’s aides, also survived a car crash.
In a statement shared on his Instagram story, Israel stated that he was fine and there were no casualties.
He wrote: “I’m fine. There was never any single casualty at all. Thanks for your calls.”
4 Bruna Boy
In the same February, Grammy Award winner, Damini Ogulu better known as Burna Boy also survived a car crash.
The 30-year-old confirmed he crashed his Ferrari in an Instagram story on Saturday, February 27.
According to him, some people took out their phones to record him instead of helping him.
He wrote: “Yes it’s true. I had a bad accident in my Ferrari today. My leg just hurts a little but I’m fine. It’s funny how everyone came out with their phones recording me instead of helping out (I guess they were too excited to see me regardless of the situation lol) but I love you all. Gambo got me.”
5 Melvin Oduah
On May 2, actor and former Big Brother Africa housemate survived a ghastly motor accident.
The ex-Gulder Ultimate Search contestant took to social media to announce his survival.
The model-cum-actor in a series of posts on his Instastory shared the remains of his car which was a write-off after the accident.
He simply captioned his post, “Thank you Jesus.”
6 Steve Crown
Gospel singer Steve Crown will forever remain grateful for surviving a car accident in May.
The music star took to his Instagram post on Monday, May 9 to share clips of the damaged car while singing praises to God.
In the video, Crown could be seen lip-syncing to his hit song ‘Your Love’ which features fellow gospel singer Tope Alabi.
Captioning the post, he simply wrote: “YOUR LOVE NEVER ENDS…JESUS.”