One person has died while four others were injured in a ghastly road
crash in Ogbunka, Orumba South local government area of Anambra state.
The incident involved two vehicles, a metallic coloured Acura SUV with
Lagos State registration number AKD-23-FB and a white commercial bus
awith Lagos State registration number-FST-857-XN with branded name,
Federal College of Education (Technical).
It was gathered that the vehicles had head-on collusion, leading to the
death of a passenger in the bus while four others sustained varying
degrees of injuries.
Confirming the incident, spokesperson of Anambra State Command of the
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Edwin Okadigbo,
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He said: “Six persons were in the bus that was going towards Umunze from
Isuochi, Abia State while the SUV driver was going to Isuochi from
“One person died and the body was deposited at Niger Hospital mortuary,
Umunze, while four others sustained various degrees of injury and were
taken to the same hospital.
“Preliminary investigation reveals drunkenness on the part of the SUV
driver that resulted to loss of control by the said driver.
“NSCDC, Orumba South divisional officers were on ground to assist the
victims. Thereafter, clearing of the vehicles from the road in order to
avert another accident and allow free flow of traffic.”