Horror! 5 Individuals Narrowly Escape Tragic Demise As Gas Tanker And Truck Collide At River Niger Bridge (Photograph)
The accident scene
In accordance with Solar Information, at the very least 5 particular person escaped demise as tragedy averted when an an articulated automobile loaded with 40,000 liters of Related Fuel Oil (AGO) collided with a Mercedes Benz truck at River Niger Bridge, Onitsha, Anambra state.
It was gathered that the accident was attributable to wrongful overtaken whereas on pace because the 5 individuals within the tips got here out unharmed.
The Performing Sector Public Training Officer of Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC) Mr. Kamal Musa who confirmed the accident stated that Onitsha Unit Command have condoned off the crash scene and had commenced site visitors management whereas a tow truck from Asaba was deployed to tow off the vehicles.
“At about 0630hrs this morning Sunday 16th August 2020, an articulated automobile loaded with 40,000 liters of Related Fuel Oil (AGO) with enlistment quantity ENU 757ZX collided with a M/Benz Truck with registration quantity NNE XB on the Niger Bridge Onitsha .
“In accordance with eyewitnesses, a complete of 5( 5) male adults concerned all got here out with out damage .The crash was attributable to wrongful overtaking whereas on high pace.
“FRSC rescue staff from Onitsha Unit Command have condoned off the crash scene and commenced site visitors management whereas a tow truck from Asaba was contacted and deployed to tow off the vehicles” Musa stated.
He nonetheless stated that Sector Commander FRSC Anambra State, Mr. Andrew A. Kumapayi warned motorists to shun over rushing and harmful overtaking whereas on the highways.