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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 1 November 2021


Two people lost in Anambra crash

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that two male adults have lost their lives in a head-on collision between two vehicles at Ukpo, Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra State.

Sector Commander of the agency in Anambra, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, confirmed the report to the media on Saturday, October 30, 2021.

According to him, the accident could be attributed to route violation.

“The fatal crash involved an unidentified driver of a green Toyota car with number plate, EDA 314 AE, and unidentified driver of a red Honda SUV with number plate, FGG 78 KJ.

“An eyewitness’ report indicates that the driver of the Honda drove against traffic and rammed into the Toyota vehicle on a single-carriageway.

“Four persons were involved in the crash, including three male adults and one female adult.

“Out of the four persons, two sustained injuries and were rushed to the Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, by the FRSC rescue team.

“Two male adults were confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and their bodies deposited at the morgue,” he said.