The Onueke axis at the Afikpo-Abakaliki road in Ebonyi claimed the lives of six people, according to confirmation from the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Sunday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki was informed by the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Igwe Nnabuife, that 17 people were victims of the accident.
Six people died and eleven were critically injured, according to Nnabuife.Three vehicles—two articulated vehicles and a commercial bus owned by Peace Mass Transit—were involved in the collision, according to Nnabuife.
“It occurred at Onuwedu, Onueke axis, Ezza South local government area of Ebonyi, at approximately 11:50 am.”It was an improper overtaking that resulted in this multiple crash.”
“The injured are being treated at the Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital in Abakaliki, while the deceased have been taken to the mortuary.”
“We recommend that drivers exercise patience at all times when operating a vehicle. Always abide by the laws and regulations governing traffic. To preserve lives, refrain from reckless driving and excessive speeding, Nnabuife declared. (NAN)