Road crash kills 3 killed, injures 8 in Anambra – FRSC

Three were confirmed dead, while eight others injuries in an   two vehicles at Amansea near Awka, along Awka – Enugu old road on .

Mr Pascal Anigbo, Public Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra, confirmed the in a statement made available to newsmen on in Awka.

Anigbo said the involved a stationary DAF truck with registration number: GGE 167 XP suspected to faulty and a 14-passenger Toyota Hummer bus with registration number: BAL 266 XA.

According to him, the occurred around 6.00a.m.

The 14-passenger Toyota Hummer bus with registration number BAL 266XA which rammed into a parked truck

He said preliminary investigation revealed the commercial bus, which was on top speed, rammed into the stationary truck.

“The commercial bus was driven by one Ibrahim and they were on their way to Lagos from Jalingo, Taraba State.

“The FRSC team rushed the injured victims to Chukwuemeka Odumegu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital, Amaku, while the dead, all male, have been evacuated to the same hospital mortuary,” he said.

Anigbo expressed the sympathies of Mr Andrew Kumapayi, the state’s Sector Commander of FRSC, to the family of the deceased and prayed for the quick recovery of the injured victims.

He however, advised motorists to ensure they placed adequate caution signs whenever their vehicles broke down along the road.  (NAN)