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Woman dies, four injured in Anambra multiple crash

Tragedy as a middle-aged woman reportedly lost her life and many others injured in a fatal accident which occurred along Obosi road in Nkpor, Anambra state.

The tragic incident occured around 11:51am on Monday, 11 along at Obosi-Nkpor road near Elohim Oil Project Nig. Ltd.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the accident involved nine persons and seven vehicles including an articulated truck conveying cooking gas, a tricycle and five other vehicles.

It was also learnt that the deceased was inside the tricycle and died instantly while the injured were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Reacting to the tragic incident, the State Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Pascal Anigbo confirmed the incident.

Anigbo disclosed that “a multiple Road Traffic Crash involving Seven (7) vehicles was recorded today Monday 11 May, 2020 at Obosi-Nkpor road near Elohim Oil Project Nig. Ltd. The vehicles involved included a Mack with registration number AKD246XV, Mitsubishi Diana with registration number GDD259ZE, Toyota Pickup registration number NEN402ZD.

“Others were a Mercedes Benz Truck with no visible registration number, Tricycle without registration number, Toyota Camry without registration number, and a Scania Truck also without registration number.

Four male adults sustained varying degrees of injury and the only female victim was confirmed dead by doctors at Boromeo Hospital, Onitsha, where the injured victims were also rushed to by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost”, he added.

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