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Six Die, Eleven Injured In Anambra Road Crash

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Lawrence Nwimo

Six persons have been confirmed dead while eleven others sustained injuries in a road accident that took place at Nkwelle Nteje along the Nteje – Onitsha expressway, Anambra state.

A source said the accident occurred around 6.30 pm. on Sunday.

The source further said that the crash occurred as a result of excessive speeding leading to loss of control of the bus and crashing eventually.

The Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra Command, RC Kamal Musa who confirmed the incident said the accident involved a bus belonging to CDO transport and a white truck.

He said, “Six people killed and eleven persons have been injured in a 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 Nkwelle Junction along Nteje – Onitsha express way.”

He said that a total of seventeen people were involved in the Crash adding that eleven male adults who sustained varying degree of injuries were rushed to Iyi – Ene Hospital Ogidi by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit Command who also deposited Corpses of the dead victims at the Mogue after Doctor’s confirmation.

Meanwhile, the Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State CC Andrew A Kumapayi however warned motorists to adhere strictly to speed limits stipulated by law and minimize avoidable crashes this Ember Months.

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