A man and his wife have died in a car accident a few hours after their traditional wedding in Nigeria.

Kelvin and his new bride, Evi, got married on Wednesday, June 22, and were on their way home after the event when they were involved in a road accident.

The car veered off the road and ended up in the bush.

Couple crushed to death on their engagement day

The couple died alongside the driver and the groom’s best friend identified as Timi.

Timi had just bought the car involved in the accident two weeks prior.

Couple crushed to death on their engagement day

The two were set to have their white wedding this coming weekend.

Friends of the deceased have sent out messages of condolence to the bereaved families.