Six killed, 14 injured in Onitsha accident

Six killed, 14 injured in Onitsha accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that six persons lost their lives while 14 others sustained injuries in a multiple road crash at Upper Iweka Road, along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Onitsha on Wednesday. Kunapayi Adodele, the Sector Commander of the corps in Anambra, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that six persons lost their lives while 14 others sustained injuries in a multiple road crash at Upper Iweka Road, along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Onitsha on Wednesday.

Kunapayi Adodele, the Sector Commander of the corps in Anambra, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha.

He said that a total of 20 persons were involved in the accident, which occurred at about 4.00 p.m.

“Yes, there was a fatal accident that involved an articulated vehicle loaded with kerosene which lost control and rammed into seven other vehicles at Tracas Motor Park along the Upper Iweka Road.

“Six persons, four males and two females, died instantly while 14 others sustained injuries.

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