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Auto Crash Kills One, 15 Others Injured at Upper Iweka, Onitsha

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A car crash has reportedly occurred at TRACAS Upper Iweka area of Onitsha, Anambra state involving two Mercedes trucks and Mitsubishi L300 bus with 15 persons on board.

It was gathered by the Nation that the crash was caused by over speeding and loss of control leading to the death of one while several others sustained serious injuries.

The incidence was confirmed by the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Adeoye Irelewuyi, said,  “A multiple road traffic crash happened on 27th July, 2021 at about 1425hrs by TRACAS Upper Iweka.

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“The crash was between an unidentified driver of a Mercedes Truck 911 with registration number NEN336YX and unidentified driver of Mercedes 911 Tipper with registration number ACA171XU another unidentified driver of a Mitsubishi L300 Bus with registration number GDD 547ZP.”

He revealed that the victims sustained various degrees of injury and were taken to an undisclosed hospital by a good Samaritan. He added that, “While a yet to be identified male adult was taken to Toronto hospital by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost, and he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his body deposited at the Morgue.”

Irelewuyi condoled with the family of the deceased and prayed for the accelerated recovery of the injured. Meanwhile, he advised motorists to desist from speeding as they consider other road users while driving.

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