One Dies In Multiple Auto Crash In Anambra

Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC Boss


A yet to be identified middle-aged man has lost his life in a multiple fatal crash near Tarzan Junction along Onitsha- Awka express way in Anambra state.

The accident which reportedly 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 incident said, “A total of four people consisting of (3) male adults and (1) female adult were involved in the crash.

“The corpse of the dead victim, a male adult was taken to Iyenu 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.”

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


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