Emma Elekwa, Onitsha
Two individuals on Monday misplaced their lives whereas six others sustained severe accidents in highway accident alongside Mike Ajegbo Street, Obosi, Idemili South Native authorities space of Anambra state.
The accident which occurred round 9am, concerned 21 individuals and 5 autos together with a truck, a Toyota Camry, a tricycle, a Mitsubishi and a Mercedes Benz 200 saloon automobile.
The Nation gathered that the driving force of the truck misplaced management because of over-speeding and crashed into different autos, leaving two of the passengers useless, and 6 others with various levels of damage.
The truck reportedly went up in flames nearly instantly.
Confirming the accident, Sector Public Schooling Officer, Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC), Pascal Anigbo, attributed the trigger to Velocity Restrict Violation and Lack of Management.
He stated, “The crash which concerned a complete of twenty one (21) victims, (12 male adults and 9 feminine adults), was reportedly attributable to Velocity Restrict Violation and Lack of Management.
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“The 5 (5) autos concerned had been, a DAF Truck with registration quantity MAR210XA (whose driver reportedly misplaced management of, because of over-speeding), a Toyota Camry with registration quantity BWR807JV, a Tricycle with out enlistment quantity.
“Others had been, a Mitsubishi bus with registration quantity ZLL530XA belonging to Southeast Mass Transit and a Mercedes Benz 200 saloon automobile with registration quantity ALL977ASB.
“The injured victims had been rushed to Chukwura Hospital, Obosi by folks across the space. The corpses of the useless had been deposited at Righteous Undertaker Funeral House Service Mortuary.
“FRSC rescue workforce from Higher Iweka Outpost are on floor, making certain free circulation of autos.
“The Sector Commander FRSC, Andrew Kumapayi strongly warns drivers towards driving above really helpful pace limits.
“They need to slightly drive with frequent sense pace limits, to have the ability to acquire management of the car always and keep away from pointless highway visitors crashes.
“He sends his condolences to the households of the killed victims and needs the injured individuals fast restoration.”