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One dies five injured as tanker rams into vehicles in Anambra

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One person lost his life while five others were injured in a fatal accident at Immigration junction, along Awka-Enugu express way, Anambra state.

The accident which occurred weekend around 2.10pm involved three vehicles, an Iveco Tanker, a white Mistibushi Bus with registration number; XA 482 MKH and a Blue private Peugeot Salon Car with registration number; AJG 652 AA.

An eye witness said the tanker lost control following brake failure and rammed into the bus and private car, killing one of the passengers and leaving five with varying degrees of injury.

Confirming the incident, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adeoye Irelewuyi said the corpse has been deposited at the morgue while the injured were taken to a nearby hospital.

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He commiserated with the deceased family, urging motorist to be of sound mind before going behind the steering and ensure their vehicles were in good condition at all times.

He said, “A Fatal Crash occurred at Awka- Enugu express way on 28th August, 2021 at about 14:10hours.

“The cause of the fatal crash was attributed to brake failure. The brakes of the tanker failed and rammed into the bus and private car.

“Six people comprising 4 male adult, and 2 female adult were involved in the crash. The corpse of the victim has been deposited at AMAKU Morgue after being confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.

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“FRSC Officers and men are on ground managing traffic, and ensuring obstructions caused is cleared.”

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