One dead, 4 injured as water tanker crushed tricycle in Anambra

09/16/2020

Posted by: Oluwaseun Adeniji

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The wrongful overtaking and speeding are seen to be the culprit of the accident.

According to new reports reaching us here on Naijauto.com, one person died while 4 people were seriously injured in a brutal accident involving a water tanker and tricycle last Monday on the 4th of September, 2020 in Anambra State. It was indeed a day to forget especially for those who witnessed the unfortunate tragedy.

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Tragedy struck in Anambra as a water tanker crushed a tricycle, leaving four people seriously injured and one dead

In a recent statement released by RC Kamal Musa, who happens to the Senior Public Education Officer of the state's FRSC, confirmed the horrible road mishap which happened around 3 pm directly opposite Jodon Shopping Mall Nkpor, along Onitsha- Awka Old road.

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The body of the victim that lost his life from the water tanker crash has been deposited at the morgue upon confirmation

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The accident that claimed a life was believed to have been caused by over-speeding and wrongful overtaking

According to him, the road crash occurred due to wrongful overtaking and over speeding, which has become a common practice among road users in the country. He disclosed that 4 people that were seriously injured as a result of this accident were quickly rushed to the Boromi Hospital while the dead body upon confirmation by the doctors at the hospital, has been deposited at the morgue. This rescue mission of the victims of this road mishap was reportedly carried out by the FRSC rescue team from the Ntege Unit Command.

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