Road Crash Kills One Person In Awka

Tragedy struck in Awka, yesterday, around the Dr Godwin Maduka Foundation axis of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway after a Toyota Camry Spider rammed into a dump truck, parked beside the expressway, leaving one person dead.

According to bystanders and eyewitnesses, the Toyota Camry driver had lost control and ran over a man as it made its way to the dump truck.

The victim, a man in his late thirties, was said to had alighted from a commercial bus, minutes before the tragedy.

The victim, who was smashed into the drainage on the side of the road, died instantly, while the driver of the Toyota Camry, who was said to be in critical condition, was rushed to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, same as the body of the deceased.

Eyewitnesses, who refused to be recorded , attributed the accident to over speeding and careless driving.

Correspondent Dan Ezigwe reports that men of the Federal Road Safety Corps, alongside other persons were around to help.

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