In this festive period, safe driving should be paramount among road users. However, accidents emerge on daily basis these days due to different circumstances. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed 6 people dead and 11 others injured in a ghastly motor accident at Niwelle Junction along Nteje-Onitsha expressway.
“The accident occurred after a passenger bus crashed with a truck”. Sector Commander, The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) FRSC Anambra State, Kamal Musa, confirmed the incident in a statement.
A total of 6 people lost their lives while 11 others got injured in the fatal crash involving a mini white bus belonging to CDO transport Company with registration number BGT 313 XA and a white truck without a registration number recorded at 1710hrs yesterday evening 22nd November 2020 at Niwelle Junction along Nteje-Onitsha expressway.
“Eyewitness report reaching us indicates that the crash occurred as a result of over speeding leading to loss of control of the bus and crashing eventually, the statement read in part.
Iyienu Hospital, Ogidi received those who sustained varying degree of injuries for treatment. In the meantime, bodies of those who died deposited at the Mogue after doctor’s confirmation.
It is essential that we should be careful when plying the road and we should also observe road signs. This is crucial because of safe driving this period.