AN accident involving two heavy duty trucks has occurred on the Niger Bridge.
Though, no life was lost in the mishap, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State Command in a statement signed acting Sector Public Education Officer, Kamal Musa, stated that the Sector Commander, Andrew Ayodele Kumapayi had consistently campaigned againtst all forms of dangerous driving, including over-speeding and wrongful over-taking especially on delicate routes like the Niger Bridge, Onitsha.
He said: “At about 0630hrs this morning, Sunday, 16th August, 2020, an articulated vehicle loaded with 40,000 liters of Associated Gas Oil (AGO) with enlistment number ENU 757ZX collided with a M/Benz Truck with registration number NNE XB on the Niger Bridge Onitsha.
“According to eyewitnesses, a total of five male adults involved, came out without injury.
“The crash was caused by wrongful overtaking while on top speed.
“FRSC rescue team from Onitsha Unit Command have condoned off the crash scene and commenced traffic control while a tow truck from Asaba was contacted and deployed to tow off the trucks.
“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, CC Andrew A. Kumapayi, warns motorists to shun over speeding and dangerous overtaking while on the high ways.”
BY SUNNY A. DAVID