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New Year Eve Tragedy: Multiple accident kill one, injure others in Anambra

By Ola Peter
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Multiple accident at Okija, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State has killed one of the victim, leaving few others injured.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that a total of 25 passengers were involved in the multiple accident that affected four vehicles after one of them followed a violated a route.

Eyewitness confirmed one male passenger died after the accident, four others who sustained varying degrees of injuries were taken to a hospital in the area to receive treatment,

Sector Public Education Officer in Anambra command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Florence Edor who confirmed the accident was caused due to route violation, listed the four drivers and vehicles involved in the crash.

“Unidentified driver of Mitsubishi bus with

registration number RUM 495 AE, unidentified driver of Man Diesel Truck with registration number UWN 262 XX, unidentified driver of Mercedes Benz 190 with registration number NSH 32 FM and unidentified driver of Land Rover jeep with registration AE 743 MNG.”

She added that “25 persons were on board, comprising 21 male adults, 4 female adults. 4 male adults sustained varying degrees of injury and were taken to Osongwu hospital by men of Okija Divisional Police.”

“One male adult was also taken to Osongwu hospital by OKIJA Division Police and confirmed dead by the Doctor on duty, and later deposited at the mortuary.”

She also warned motorists to stop driving against traffic, but to obey traffic signs while driving.

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