One individual was on Sunday crushed to demise whereas two others sustained various levels of harm in a deadly motor accident alongside Onitsha-Awka expressway, Anambra State.
The accident which occurred round 3.55pm, at Ziks Roundabout Onitsha, concerned a Scanner truck and a tricycle, with the three victims on board.
The victims have been mentioned to be on the tricycle once they have been knocked down by the truck driver, leaving one in all them useless.
The Sector Public Training Officer, Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC), Pascal Anigbo, confirmed the incident.
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He mentioned, “At about 3.55pm as we speak Sunday 28 June, 2020 a deadly Street Visitors Crash (RTC) involving a Scanner Truck with registration quantity LSR810XS and a Tricycle with registration quantity AAH790UW was recorded at Ziks Roundabout Onitsha, alongside Onitsha-Awka expressway.
“The crash occurred when the motive force of the Scanner Truck beat the visitors gentle and sadly ran over the tricycle. Three male adults the place concerned within the crash. One sustained some extent of harm, whereas one demise was additionally recorded.
“The injured sufferer was rushed to Toronto Hospital, Onitsha whereas the corpse of the useless was deposited at Boromeo Hospital Mortuary, by an FRSC rescue workforce from Onitsha Unit Command.
“The automobiles have been handed over to the Inland City Police Station, for additional investigation.
“The Sector Commander FRSC, Andrew Kumapayi condole with the household of the useless and needs the injured sufferer fast restoration.
“He prices motorists to obey highway security guidelines and rules, together with highway indicators and markings that are put in to make sure security of all highway customers.”