The Anambra State command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of five people in a ghastly road accident which happened on Sunday, September 4, 2022.
Reports obtained by Naija News revealed that a woman and her daughter and three other persons died in the road crash involving a Truck and a Jeep.
The incident according to reports, happened around 7 PM on Sunday evening at Enugu Agidi, on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Anambra State.
It was gathered that the driver of the truck was at high speed when he suddenly lost control of his wheel and rammed into the Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle( SUV).
Confirming the incident to newsmen in a statement, the Sector Commander FRSC, Adeoye Irelewuyi said, “An Unidentified driver of a black Lexus RX330 with registration number KJA182HS and an unidentified driver of a Red Truck with no registration number was involved in a fatal road traffic crash at Enugu-Agidi by Awka-Enugu Expressway today 4th September 2022 at about 1920hrs.
“The probable cause of the fatal crash was excessive speed. According to an eyewitness report the truck driver was at speed, lost control and rammed into the Lexus SUV.”
The victims are listed to include three (3) male adults, a female adult and a female child.
Five of them according to the FRSC commander died in the crash.
Irelewuyi said: “FRSC rescue team from RS5.3 Anambra Sector Command took the victims to Amaku hospital where they were confirmed dead by the doctor on duty, and the corpses were deposited at the hospital morgue.
“The rescue team on ground managed traffic and ensured obstruction caused by the crash was removed.”
The FRSC Commander sympathized with the deceased families, warning motorists, especially truck drivers against reckless driving.
This article was originally published on Naija News