Three persons were said to have narrowly escaped being drowned in Anambra State when a Lexus RX300 car was said to have veered off the road slamming into a ditch right next to the river at Agulu Lake in Anaocha Local Government Area of the state.
Confirming the incident to THE DAILY VENDOR the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) spokesperson in Anambra state, RC Pascal A. Anigbo said the accident happened around 5:15pm on Friday, 15 May, and it involved a Lexus RX300 with registration number Lagos LSR 450 BW with three occupants.
“At about 5.15pm today Friday 15 May, 2020 a Lexus RX300 SUV with registration number LSR450BW veered off the road into a ditch at Agulu Lake, due to excess speed and Loss of Control.
Anigbo however said no life was lost in the crash which he attributed to over speeding and loss of control.
“Three people were involved in the crash. No injury and no death recorded. The vehicle was taken to Nneni Police Station, for further investigation, please.
“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, CC Andrew A. Kumapayi warns drivers against driving above stipulated speed limits. Drivers should drive defensively, applying common sense speed limits to avoid unnecessary road traffic crashes.