A male child and a male adult have perished in multiple accidents involving seven vehicles at Azia Junction on the Ihiala-Onitsha Road, on Friday, February 18.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Adeoye Irelewuyi, said the accident occurred at about noon and could be attributed to loss of control due to speeding.
“The fatal crash involved an unidentified driver of a Mercedes 911 truck with registration number UWZ556XA, three Toyota Commercial buses with registration numbers JJT07ZI, ENU589 XB and the third was not clear.
Other vehicles involved were a Nissan bus with registration number
GOD21YM, a Nissan mini truck with registration number ATN787XB and a Suzuki Pick-Up with registration number AKL169XE.
FRSC rescue team from Ihiala Unit Command rushed the victims to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Ihiala, where a male adult and a male child were confirmed dead and their bodies deposited at the hospital morgue, ” he said