4 die in Ebonyi ghastly motor accident
Four persons have reportedly lost their lives in a ghastly motor-accident on Monday evening in Ebonyi state.
The accident, which involved an articulated vehicle and a bus occurred at the Spera-en-deo junction of the Ogoja-Abakaliki-Enugu federal highway.
The Ebonyi Sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Stella Uchegbu, confirmed the fatalities said that the accident involved two vehicles: an articulated vehicle and a bus, NAN reports.
“Eight persons were involved in the accident: five females, two males and a child.
“Four persons were injured: three females and a male while four people died: two females, one male and a child.
“The injured persons had head, hand, neck, leg and general body injuries as the accident was caused by overloading and speed violation,” she said.
She said that four handbags and three cartons of goods were recovered from the scene while the victims were evacuated to the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.
“The doctor confirmed the death of four persons and their corpses have been deposited at the hospital’s morgue,” she said.