Three die in Anambra auto crash, eight others injured

Posted by News Express | 15 February 2020 | 600 times

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Two people have died in an auto crash at the Amansea area of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway.

The accident, which occurred at about 6:00 a.m. today, Saturday, February 15, 2020, left eight other passengers injured.

It was gathered that a Toyota Hummer Bus with registration number BAL 266 XA driven by one Ibrahim heading to Lagos from Jalingo was on top speed when it rammed into a stationary lorry bearing registration number GGE 167 XP.

Confirming the incident, the SPEO of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Pascal A. Anigbo, said that the area has been cordoned off, and traffic control is ongoing.

He said that FRSC team has rushed the injured victims to Chukwuemeka Odumegu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital, Amaku as well as the dead.

He added: “The Sector Commander Anambra State Sector Command, Andrew A. Kumapayi, condoles with the family of the dead and wishes the injured victims speedy recovery.”

Anigbo called on motorists to ensure they place adequate caution signs whenever their vehicles breakdown along the road.

Source: News Express

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