Driver Survives As Anambra Auto-Crash Claims 5 Lives


By Adadareporters

Five persons, comprising three males and two females, lost their lives in a fatal road accident that occurred at Onitsha-Ogidi-Abatete old road by Eke-Agu market in Anambra State.

The accident happened on 12th August, 2023 at about 16:25hrs, our correspondent gathered.

The accident involved a Siena with reg number NZM 814 ZL belonging to Onitsha South transport company.

It was gathered that the Sienna summersaulted three times when the driver tried to navigate a bend while on speed.

Margaret B. Onabe, acting sector public education officer, FRSC, Anambra State Command, confirmed the accident.

According to her, “Six people comprising four male adults and two female adults were involved in the crash. One male was injured while the rest died.

“The FRSC rescue team from RS5.33 Nteje arrived at the scene, and was briefed by some persons around the neighbourhood that the crash occured yesterday evening and was cleared by police personnel from Ogidi police Station.

“Information from the station officer at Ogidi Police Station revealed that the crash actually happened yesterday and that six persons were involved of which the driver is the only survivor.

“Three among the dead bodies were deposited at Ahufus hospital/mortuary, Abatete, while the other two were deposited at Iyi- Enu General Hospital, Ogidi.”


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