15 Killed in Enugu ghastly Motor AccidentCrime Watch, Featured, Latest News Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
At least, fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a fatal motor accident that occurred Saturday along the Enugu/Onitsha old road, in Oji River council area of Enugu State.
Enugu state police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the deadly accident to African Examiner.
He disclosed that the command has so far evacuated about 15 dead bodies, adding that the tragedy occurred when the driver of a truck conveying cement lost control of the break.
The PPRO, added that the truck ran into a Siena Bus that was conveying people to different destinations.
He said the driver of the truck has been arrested, by the police, just as the command has begun full investigation into the ugly incident.
Amarizu said: “No fewer than I5 corpses have been recovered while the driver and conductor of the said truck arrested”.
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