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Anambra Accident: FRSC Says Overspeeding Led To Death of 6, Injury of 11 Persons Involved

By: Smart Olawale

“…11 male adults sustained some degree of injuries and were rushed to Iyi-Ene Hospital in Ogidi by FRSC rescue team…”

An unrelated Accident Scene.

Tribune Nigeria reported yesterday that six people died in a road accident that occurred in Awka, Anambra state on Sunday.

HSENations gathered from the report that the cause of the accident was overspeeding— the same reason highlighted by Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Spokesperson, Mr Bisi Kazeem, as the leading cause of road accident in the third quarter of 2020.

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Quoting Mr Andrew Kumapayi, the Sector Commander of FRSC from his interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, the report further established that “out of the 17 persons involved in the crash, 11 male adults sustained some degree of injuries and were rushed to Iyi-Ene Hospital in Ogidi by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit Command”.

According to Kumapayi, the accident occurred at about 5:10.p.m. and was caused by excessive speeding which made the bus driver lost control of his vehicle and consequentially, running into a truck.

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