Two dead in ghastly motor accident in Anambra

May 23, 2020
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Two persons has been confirmed dead while 13 others were injured in an accident involving a a commercial bus and a lorry, which occurred along Ihiala axis of the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway in Anambra yesterday Friday, May 22.

The Anambra state Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi,  confirmed the incident and said the accident occurred at about 7.10am this morning.

“According to reports, the crash involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN-59XQ. An eyewitness told us that the tipper driver was navigating into his house when the bus suddenly rammed into it. The crash occurred during a heavy downpour. A total of 15 persons, 10 adult males and five adult females were involved in the crash.

“Twelve persons sustained serious injuries and were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital and God’s Favour Hospital Okohia, both in Ihiala town. As at the time of filling this report, two victims, the driver whose leg was amputated in the crash and another victim were confirmed dead by doctors at the hospital,” he said.

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