A middle aged woman died and six others were seriously injured in a fatal accident around the Government Hous, Awka axis of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway on Thursday.

The accident involving a commercial bus plying Perm Site route in Awka with registration number Awk 166 XX and a Toyota Camry car with registration number, FGG 28 LN, took place at about 5.30pm.

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Fatal accident claims one life along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway , six injured

Confirming the incident, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC,  in Anambra State, Mr. Sunday Ajayi said three of the injured persons were taken to a nearby hospital in Awka while three others in very critical condition were conveyed via an FRSC ambulance to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.

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He identified wrongful overtaking and over speeding as the major causes of the accident and appealed to motorists to exercise caution when plying on the state roads, emphasizing the need to place safety first above every other consideration.

Fatal accident claims one life along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway , six injured

Fatal accident claims one life along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway , six injured

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