A motor accident which occurred at Umuokpu, along Onitsha-Enugu expressway, Anambra state has left 42 people injured.
The accident which occurred around 11:30am on Tuesday, January 31, involved two vehicles, a tipper and bus with the inscription of a private school.
It was further gathered that fifteen men and twenty-four women sustained varying degrees of injury in the accident which eyewitnesses blamed on over-speeding. It was alleged that the tipper driver suddenly lost control and rammed into the bus from the rear.
An eyewitness told The Nation;
?The tipper driver was on speed, rammed into the bus from behind, the bus lost control, somersaulted and crashed.?
Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adeoye Irelewuyi confirmed the crash, adding that no life was lost. He wished the injured quick recovery and further warned motorist to desist from speed and to imbibe new driving culture to ensure safety of road users.
Source: Linda Ikeji