Four Dead, Others Injured In Anambra Auto Crash


Four Dead, Others Injured In Anambra Auto CrashFour persons have died in an auto crash on Monday, September 28, in Obosi, Idemili North Council Area of Anambra State while others sustained varying degrees of injury.

The crash which occurred after Obosi Police Station, off Onitsha-Owerri road, involved a tipper truck with registration number, JIT 168 XG, a commercial bus belonging to Izuchukwu Motors, with registration number, ABN 430 YN, and a black Toyota Camry, with registration number, FST 122 DQ.

A total of 13 people – 8 male adults and 5 female adults were involved in the crash.

The deceased were deposited at a nearby mortuary while the injured were taken to Unity Hospital, Obosi for medical attention.

Confirming the incident, Acting Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kamal Musa said the corpses were deposited at the morgue after being confirmed dead by doctors.

He said;

A multiple fatal crashes as a result of break failure and loss of control involving a red 911 M/Benz with registration number JJT 168 XG, a Toyota Camry car with registration number FST 122 DQ and a white Toyota Hiace bus belonging to Izuchukwu Motors with registration number ABN 430 YN was recorded at Obosi slaughter near Obosi police division along Onitsha- Owerri road.

He stated;

A total of Thirteen (13) people (8) Male adults and (5) female adults were involved in the Crash.

Two (2) Male adults and (2) female adults who sustained varying degrees of injury were rushed to Unit Hospital Obosi, by FRSC rescue team from Oraifite Unit Command and Corpses deposited at the Mogue after they were confirmed dead by the Doctors in the hospital. The road obstruction is being cleared to ensure the free flow of traffic.

He stressed;

The Sector Commander, Andrew Kumapayi prayed for God to grant the deceased families the fortitude to bear the irrevocable loss and the injured victims quick recovery.

He admonishes motorists to embark on regular maintenance of vehicles and ensure their vehicles meet the minimum safety standards before putting it on the road to avoid undue crashes on the roads.

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