Road Accident: Six die, 11 injured in Anambra, FRSC Reveals


The Federal Road Safety Corps has disclosed that six people died, while 11 were injured in the road accident which occurred along the Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Anambra on Sunday.

The accident which can be described as fatal was said to have involved two vehicles; a white commercial bus and an unregistered shuttle bus.

Six persons have reportedly died on Sunday along the Enugu-Onitsha expressway at Nkwelle Ezunaka, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State in a fatal road accident.

Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra State, RC Kamal Musa who disclosed the news of the accident said it happened after 5 pm on Sunday.

“Six people were killed and 11 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.

“Accident was recorded at 1710hrs this evening 22nd November 2020 at Nkwelle Junction along Nteje – Onitsha expressway.

“Eyewitness report reaching us indicates that the crash occurred as a result of excessive speeding leading to loss of control of the bus and crashing eventually.

“A total of 17 people; 11 male adults and six female adults were involved in the Crash. 11 male adults who sustained varying degrees of injuries were rushed to Iyi – Enu Hospital, Ogidi by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit Command.”

He further stated that corpses of the six persons who were killed in the accident have been deposited in a Mogue after Doctor’s confirmation.

He added that the road obstruction caused by the accident has been cleared to ensure the free flow of traffic.