Two persons were said to have escaped death in a motor accident involving a Toyota Camry car and a Mercedes Benz Truck around CHISCO Bus Stop in the popular Upper Iweka area of Onitsha in Anambra State.
The Sector Public Education Officer for the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, RC Pascal A. Anigbo who confirmed the incident to THE DAILY VENDOR said no life was lost in the accident which he attributed to over-speeding and loss control, he however noted that one person sustained some degree of injury and has been rushed to the hospital by men of the FRSC.
“A Road Traffic Crash caused by Speeding and Loss of Control was recorded at about 12.55pm today Wednesday 29 April, 2020 at Chisco Bus Stop about 50 meters from the FRSC Upper Iweka Outpost, along Onitsha-Awka Expressway,” Anigbo said.
“A total of Two(2) male adults and Two(2) vehicles (Toyota Camry with registration number LSD524FX and a M/Benz Truck with registration number NSH984YY, were involved in the crash.
“There was no death, but one of the victims sustained some degree of injury. He was rushed to Toronto Hospital by FRSC rescue team Upper Iweka outpost, for medical attention. Officers and Men of the FRSC are on ground managing traffic and ensuring that the obstruction caused by the crash was cleared and the vehicles towed to Okpoko Police Station.
“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, CC Andrew A. Kumapayi warns motorists against speeding, drivers should drive with common sense speed limits, especially in built up areas. It is also very important to drive defensively, to avoid collisions. He wishes the injured victim quick recovery.