29 escape death in Anambra multiple auto crash




At least twenty-nine persons escaped death in a multiple auto crash in Amawbia, Awka South LGA of Anambra State.

Blueprint reports that the accident which occurred on the Onitsha-bound lane of the Enugu-Onitsha expressway, between two white colored Toyota Hiaces with registration numbers ENU 82 ZE and XB 509 AHD, also left eight persons injured.

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra state command, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, while confirming the incident, said that no death was recorded among the 29 persons, 13 males and 16 females.

According to Kumapayi, the injured were rushed to hospital for medical attention by the rescue team of the command, who arrived the scene some minutes after the incident.

He said the crash could be attributed to route violation, which he said is a traffic offence punishable by law.

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