Four people lost their lives while another four have been hospitalized due to the multiple fatal crashes which occurred at Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Monday.
It was gathered that the accident occurred around 11.30 am near a slaughterhouse in the area, which involved a red 911 M/Benz, a Toyota Camry car, and a white Toyota Hiace bus. Eyewitnesses attributed the crash to break failure.
Acting Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Kamal Musa confirmed the incident.
A multiple fatal crashes as a result of brake failure and loss of control involving a red 911 M/Benz with registration number JJT 168 XG, a Toyota Camry car with registration number FST 122 DQ and a white Toyota Hiace bus belonging to Izuchukwu Motors with registration number ABN 430 YN was recorded at Obosi slaughter near Obosi police division along Onitsha- Owerri road. A total of Thirteen (13) people (8) Male adults and (5) female adults were involved in the Crash. Two (2) Male adults and (2) female adults who sustained varying degrees of injury were rushed to Unit Hospital Obosi, by FRSC rescue team from Oraifite Unit Command and Corpses deposited at the Mogue after they were confirmed dead by the Doctors in the hospital. The road obstruction is being cleared to ensure the free flow of traffic. The Sector Commander, Andrew Kumapayi prayed for God to grant the deceased families the fortitude to bear the irrevocable loss and the injured victims quick recovery,”
He further admonished motorists to embark on regular maintenance of vehicles and ensure their vehicles meet the minimum safety standards before putting it on the road to avoid undue crashes on the road.