One individual has been confirmed lifeless whereas 4 others have been significantly injured in an accident involving a truck and a bus alongside Asaba -Onitsha Expressway on Friday.
The Anambra State Sector Commander of the Federal Highway Security Corps, FRSC, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, confirmed the incident to newsmen, including that the accident occurred at about 6pm.
Kumapayi stated the unlucky incident was brought on by a brake failure and lack of management.
In accordance with him, one individual died within the mishap, whereas 4 male adults sustained accidents.
“The accident concerned a brown Mack Truck, with registration quantity: XX837JJD, and a yellow Daihatsu Hijet bus with no registration quantity.
“In accordance with eyewitness the brake of the truck failed and the motive force misplaced management of the truck.
“It rammed right into a bus, which landed into the close by drain the place it fatally hit and killed a pedestrian.
“4 passengers within the bus additionally sustained a point of accidents.
“The victims have been taken to Toronto Hospital, Onitsha and the physique of the lifeless was deposited on the hospital mogue,” he stated.
Kumapayi stated the motive force of the truck had been handed over to the police for additional investigation.
He condoled with the household of the lifeless whereas advising motorists to at all times examine their autos earlier than embarking on highway journeys, NAN stories.