A middle-aged woman has been crushed to death while five other persons injured after a container-laden truck fell in Anambra State.
The incident happened on Thursday, November 8 at Amansea junction by Hausa market along Awka-Enugu expressway in Anambra State, HGS Media Plus gathered.
It was gathered that the victims were inside a commercial bus heading towards Awka when the container from the truck fell on the bus and crashed, killing the woman and injuring several others.
It was said that the road was bad which made the truck unstable while moving and as a result, the container fell.
Confirmed the incident, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Corps Commander Adeoye Irelewuyi said the body of the deceased had been deposited at the hospital morgue.
“A fatal Road traffic crash Occurred at Amansea junction, Hausa Market by Awka-Enugu express way yesterday 18th November, 2021 at about 18:45hrs. The crash was between a green Toyota Hiace bus with registration number: FGG88YG (Commercial) and unidentified driver a red Mercedes Truck with no registration number (commercial).
The probable cause of the fatal crash was attributed to bad road. Seven person’s were involved in the crash, comprising 6 male adult, and 1 female adult. The female adult lost her life, 5 were injured, while one came out unhurt.
The corpse of the dead victim was taken to Amaku Mortuary Awka after being confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. The FRSC rescue team managed traffic and effort is being made to tow the vehicles off the road.” he said.