Five persons were feared dead in a ghastly accident in Onitsha, Anmabra State.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that  an articulated vehicle, a tipper, a commercial Bus owned by Onitsha South Mass Transport Company a car.

An eyewitness told NAN that the accident occurred at about 6.00 a.m. on Sunday near Ziks Roundabout, along the Onitsha – Enugu Expressway, Onitsha. The source said the unmarked articulated vehicle allegedly drove into the expressway carelessly and ran into the oncoming tipper and other vehicles.

According to the source, the tipper lost control and hit the commercial bus and other vehicles on the road while trying to dodge the articulated vehicle.

The source said five persons died on the spot while many others sustained serious injuries.
“Personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and that of Willie Work Force (WWF) were those who later took the dead and wounded to hospital,” the source added.

NAN reports that the affected vehicles, which caused obstruction on the expressway were towed away by the FRSC.


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