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Passenger dies, others injured in Onitsha crash

FRSC Accident

A male passenger died while two others sustained varying degrees of injury in a lone accident in Onitsha, Anambra state.

The accident, which occurred around 5pm on Thursday , involved a Toyota Carina with the three passengers on board.

The Nation gathered the crash was caused by speeding which led to loss of control.

Confirming the incident, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Andrew Kumapayi said the body of the deceased had been deposited at the mortuary.

He warned motorist against speeding and should drive with care to avoid unnecessary crash.

He said,: “Unidentified driver of a Toyota Carina with registration number FD310ABC had a lone fatal crash today 25th March, 2021 by Toll gate Nteje Onitsha road at about 1700 hrs.

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“Three persons were involved in the crash comprisses of (2 male adults and 1 female adult).

“One male adult and one female adult sustained varying degrees of injuries and was rushed to St Charles borromeo hospital by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Command.

“One of the male adults was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and his body has been deposited at Wisdom Mortuary Awkuzu. Obstruction cleared for free flow of traffic.”

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