Ghastly accident in Anambra leaves one dead and 3 injured

A multiple road accident involving an articulated vehicle, a bus and two cars occurred on Friday at the popular Azia junction, Owerri-Onitsha expressway in Anambra leaving one person dead and three others injured.

The ghastly accident was said to have occurred at about 10.00 a.m.

According to an eyewitness account, the accident was caused by break failure of the articulated vehicle conveying drinks and heading towards Onitsha.

“The trailer lost control and hit two vehicles and the bus which was picking passengers at the junction,” the source said.

Confirming the accident, Mr Sunday Ajayi, the state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra State said that about three vehicles were involved and that about six casualties were also involved.

Ajayi disclosed that only person was confirmed dead, while others were taken to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention.

He noted that his men were equally on ground to remove damaged vehicles to avoid further accident at scene.

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