Sad! One dies as tanker rams into three vehicles in Anambra

A tanker reportedly rams into three vehicles claiming the life of one adult male at the Immigration Junction on Awka-Enugu expressway, Anambra, on Saturday.

The state Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Anambra, Mr. Adeoye Irelewuyi said that the accident, which occurred at about 2:30.p.m., was caused by brake failure and loss of control.

“The crash involved an Iveco tanker, without registration number, a white Mitsubishi bus with registration number XA482MKH and a blue, private Peugeot saloon car with registration number AJG652AA.

“Eyewitness reports reaching us indicate that the brake of the tanker failed; the driver lost control of the tanker and rammed into the two other vehicles.

“A total of six persons were involved in the crash, comprising of four male adults and two female adults.

“Three male adults and the two female adults sustained some degrees of injuries and were taken to Chukwuemeka Odimegu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, by an FRSC rescue team from Awka.

“Meanwhile, one male adult was taken to the same hospital, where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty; and his body has been deposited at the mortuary,” he said.

 

 

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