Enugu Police Confirm Death Of 4 Persons In Auto CrashLatest News, News Across Nigeria Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
The Enugu state Police Command on Saturday confirmed the death of four persons in an auto crash that occurred along Udi-Oji River on the Enugu-Onitsha old road.
The state police Public Relations Officer, PPRO Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed this to AFRICAN EXAMINER in Enugu, said that the incident happened at about 6.30 a.m.
He said that the mishap took place close to Udi Local Government secretariat.
“The auto crash involved a water tanker with registration number ENU 211 XY and a Galaxy Sharon mini-bus with registration number LFA 375 XA coming from opposite directions of the road.
“The accident led to the instant death of four persons including a little girl, and left some injured,’’ he said.
According to Amarizu, the injured were rushed by a combined team of policemen, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) officials and public-spirited Nigerians to the hospital.
He disclosed that, the victims were taken to Our Saviour Hospital 9th-Mile Corner, Ngwo, and Victoria Hospital, Udi, while the corpses of the dead ones were deposited in the mortuary for necessary action.
The police he said, has begun investigation on the incident.
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