One dies in multiple auto crash in Anambra

Posted by News Express | 28 November 2020 | 558 times

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By PAMELA EBOH, Awka

A yet-to-be identified middle-aged man has lost his life in a multiple crash near Tarzan Junction along Onitsha – Awka Expressway in Anambra State.

The accident, which occurred on Friday night, involved four vehicles: a Toyota Sienna with registration number SE 482 JJT, a Volkswagen bus with registration number NNE 336 ZK, a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number FST 635 XV and a Toyota Hilux pick-up with registration number ABN 16 XP.

It was gathered that four people consisting of three male adults and one female were involved in the crash.

The State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Andrew Kumapayi, who confirmed the multiple crash, said: “A total of four people consisting of three male adults and one female adult were involved in the crash.

“The corpse of the dead victim, a male adult, was taken to Iyienu Hospital and deposited at the morgue by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit Command after doctor’s confirmation.

“Road obstruction is being cleared to ensure free-flow of traffic along the route while investigation to unravel the cause of the crash has commenced.”

Kumapayi condoled with the deceased family, and urged motorists to be safety conscious and always abide by stipulated speed limits.


Source: News Express

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