A ghastly motor accident involving a Lexus 330 SUV and Mercedes Benz 911 truck has claimed one life along the Nteje axis of the Onitsha – Awka Expressway in Anambra State on Saturday.
Confirming the incident, the Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra command spokesperson, RC Pascal A. Anigbo, attributed the cause of the accident to overspeeding and wrongful overtaking.
“At about 2.00am today 2 May, 2020 a fatal Road Traffic Crash was recorded along Onitsha-Nteje Expressway, about 1.5 km from the Nteje Unit Command of the FRSC,” RC Anigbo said in a statement Saturday.
“The fatal crash involved a Lexus RX330 SUV with registration number GGE339FU driven by one Aaron B. Nnamdi (m), who also lost his life in the crash and a M/Benz 911 with registration number XA588ENU driven by one Mr. Tony Nwawoukwu.
“The cause of the crash can be attributed to speeding and wrongful overtaking. The dead victim was taken to Wisdom Funeral Mortuary Nteje. Personnel of the FRSC and NPF are on ground managing the situation, controlling traffic and clearing of obstruction caused. The vehicles are being towed to the Police Station, for further investigation.