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One Dead, 3 Injured In Anambra Multiple Accident

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A multiple road accident involving an articulated vehicle, a bus and two cars has left one dead and three others injured at the popular Azia junction, Ihiala axis of Owerri-Onitsha expressway in Anambra on Friday.

An eyewitness at the scene of the ghastly accident said the crash occurred at about 10.00 a.m.

The eyewitness said that the accident was caused by break failure of the articulated vehicle conveying drinks and heading towards Onitsha.

“The trailer lost control and hit two vehicles and the bus which was picking passengers at the junction,” the source said.

Confirming the accident, Mr Sunday Ajayi, the state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra State said that about three vehicles were involved and that about six casualties were also involved.

Ajayi disclosed that only person was confirmed dead, while others were taken to a nearby hospital for urgent medical attention.

He noted that his men were equally on ground to remove damaged vehicles to avoid further accident at scene.

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