Two persons were feared dead in a ghastly motor accident at Orie Akwu-Ukwu, along Owerri-Onitsha expressway, Anambra state.
The accident which occurred around 10am, involved a Toyota Sienna with registration number YAB549WD and a Motorcycle without registration number.
The deceased were reportedly taken to separate hospitals.
Confirming the incident to The DAILY VENDOR, Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Pascal A. Anigbo, blamed the accident on excessive speeding.
He said, “At about 10am today Tuesday 26 May, 2020 a fatal Road Traffic Crash was recorded at Orie Akwu-Ukwu, along Owerri-Onitsha expressway.
“The Crash which was caused by excessive speeding involved a Toyota Sienna with registration number YAB549WD and a Motorcycle without registration number.
“One out of the Two male adults involved in the crash, lost his life.
“On getting to the crash scene, the FRSC rescue team from Oraifite Unit Command reported that operatives of the Nigeria Police Force were already on ground.
“They however took the corpse of the dead victim to Gateway Mortuary Oba, while the Policemen took the other victim to the Police Station. Obstruction was also cleared, to allow free flow of traffic.
“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, CC Andrew A. Kumapayi strongly warns drivers against driving above stipulated speed limits. He admonishes drivers to drive with common sense speed limit, especially within built-up areas.
“He also condole with the family of the dead.”