November 29, 2020

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JUST IN: Many feared dead as tanker, bus collide in Anambra

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By Emma Elekwa, Onitsha

Many persons on Sunday were feared dead in a motor accident in Nkwere junction along Onitsha-Awka expressway, Anambra state.

The accident, which occurred minutes ago, involved a commercial mini bus and a tanker.

A witness said bodies of the victims were littered on the road.

“There was a fatal accident at Nkwere (33) involving a mini bus and a tanker. Many lives were lost,” he said.

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The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Andrew Kumapayi confirmed the incident.

He said, “A fatal crash involving a bus belonging to CDO transport Company just occurred this evening, 22nd November, 2020 at Nkwere junction, along Onitsha-Awka expressway.

“FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit has been mobilised.”

“Details shortly…”