ANAMBRA, Nigeria – Four persons have lost their lives in a fatal accident involving three vehicles, which crashed into each other in Anambra on Monday.
Though the names of the deceased were not given, OgeneAfrican learnt that a total of four adults lost their lives in the crash, which involved 13 passengers.
The incident was confirmed by the acting Public Education Officer Anambra command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Kamal Musa.
Kamal said the incident happened at about 11:30 am, also stating that four other persons who sustained injury in the crash have been taken to the hospital, while the deceased have been lodged in an undisclosed morgue.
He said, “At about 1130hrs this morning (Monday), a multiple fatal crash 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.
“A total of 13 people, consisting of eight male adults and five female adults were involved in the Crash. Two male adults and two female adults who sustained varying degrees of injury were rushed to Unit Hospital Obosi, by the FRSC rescue team from Oraifite Unit Command and four corpses deposited at the Morgue after they were confirmed dead by a medical doctor in the hospital.”
He added that the road obstruction caused by the crash has been cleared by the men of the FRSC to ensure free flow of traffic.