Two killed, 12 injured in Anambra as tipper collides with commercial bus

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Two persons died in an auto crash on Friday on the Onitsha/Owerri Expressway, Anambra State while 12 others sustained varying degrees of injury.

The crash, which occurred around 7 am, involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN59XQ.

The Sector Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State, Pascal Anigbo, confirmed the accident to The PUNCH.

He said 15 persons – 10 adult males and five adult females – were involved in the crash.

He said, “12 people sustained serious injuries, out of which seven were rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. The other five victims were rushed to God’s Favour Hospital Okohia, both in Ihiala town.

“Two victims, the driver whose leg was amputated in the crash and another victim were confirmed dead by doctors at the hospital.” Punch

 

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