Family of 7, 1 other die in auto-crash in Enugu

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Enugu command, has confirmed the death of a family of seven in an autocrash, which occurred at Ugwu-Onyeama on Enugu-Onitsha expressway this morning.

According to reports, the incident ccurred at about 8 a.m on the Enugu axis of the expressway.

It was gathered that the accident involved a Toyota Camry with registration number CM960FKJ and a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number ENU75YY, belonging to a mass transit company.

The two vehicles were said to be on top speed as they collided in one lane of the expressway, making seven passengers in the Toyota car, who are members of the same family and one other from the bus to loose their lives.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Ebere Amaraizu,the bodies of the victims had been deposited in the mortuary of the Enugu State University of Teaching Hopsital, (ESUTH), Parklane.

Amaraizu also revealed that four others sustained injuries in the crash and were receiving medical attention at the same hospital while investigation into the incident had commenced.


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