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35 escape as 4 vehicles crash at UNIZIK

Thirty-five persons escaped death on Saturday in a multiple auto crash at Nnamdi Azikiwe University junction by Awka-Onitsha Express way, Anambra state.

The crash which occurred around 11.15am involved four vehicles comprising two buses and two trucks

An eye witness said the crash was caused by excessive speed.

Confirming the incident, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Adeoye Irelewuyi said no casualty nor death was recorded in the crash.

He urged motoring public to maintain Safe Speed limit, stressing that, “Traffic rules and regulations must be maintained always”

He said, “A minor Crash occurred at Unizik Junction by Awka-Onitsha Express way today 23rd October, 2021 at about 11:15hours.

The crash involved four vehicles.

  1. BUS
    Make: TOYOTA
    Type: HIACE
    Vehicle Reg: ENU 830 ZX
    Color: WHITE
  2. BUS
    Make: NISSAN
    Type: BUS
    Vehicle Reg: UKP 397 YP
    Color: SILVER
  3. TRUCK
    Make: M/BENZ
    Type: TIPPER
    Vehicle Reg: FGG 391 ZV
    Colour: RED AND BLACK
  4. TRUCK
    Make: M/BENZ
    Vehicle Reg: AKD 366 XJ
    Colour: WHITE

The probable cause of the crash was attributed to excessive speed.

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35 male adults were involved in the crash.
No casualty recorded
No death recorded.

As at the time of filling this report, FRSC personnel on ground managed traffic and ensured obstruction caused was cleared.”

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