4 die in Ebonyi auto crash



Four lost their lives in a ghastly motor- which occurred at the Spera-en-deo junction of the Ogoja-Abakaliki-Enugu federal highway on Monday evening.

The Ebonyi Commandant of the Federal Road Corps (), Mrs Stella Uchegbu, confirmed the fatalities in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki.

Uchegbu said that the involved two vehicles: an articulated vehicle and a .

“Eight were involved in the : five females, two males and a child.

“Four were injured: three females and a male while four people died: two females, one male and a child.

“The injured persons had head, hand, neck, leg and general body as the accident was caused by overloading and speed ,” she said.

She said that four handbags and three cartons of goods were recovered from the scene while the victims were evacuated to the Alex Ekwueme Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.

“The doctor confirmed the death of four persons and their corpses have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue,” she said. (NAN)