Nine people suffered differing degrees of injury in a car accident along Ideani / Nnobi highway in Anambra State’s Idemili South LGA, according to a report from The Nation.
A Petroleum Tanker MACK with Reg No was engaged in the accident. LEH 37 XA, a lorry from Mercedez Benz with reg XM 370 ENU, a Reg No L300 bus. XG 680 FGG and Reg No NH 148 ARL J5 bus.
The Nation found that as a consequence of the accident, the J5 bus crashed into the Nnobi River along with its occupants.
Similarly, in a ghastly accident at Boromeo roundabout, Onitsha, one individual lost his life while four sustained wounds.
The accident associated a bus with JMT 94 XL and 911 truck registration number with XB 733 GDD registration number.
Police MTD personnels attached to inland town Division were said to have rushed the casualties to St Charles Boromeo Hospital, Onitsha.
Confirming the incident, the Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said no life lost in the first incident.
He, however, said the victims were responding to treatment, adding that the critically injured was admitted at the intensive care unit of the Fatima hospital.
He said, “Police patrol team led by DPO Nnobi Division visited the scene, rescued the victims and rushed them to moon and Fatima hospitals Nnobi with the assistance of locals.
“The driver of the Mercedes Benz lorry one James Eze ‘m’ aged 30years of No 6 ,Eze lane Okpoko who was alleged to be the main cause of the accident was arrested.”
Mohammed revealed that the deceased in the second accident, whose identity was yet to be ascertained, was certified dead by the medical doctor while four others are responding to treatment.
He said the corpse had been deposited at the hospital mortuary for postmortem examination.
The PPRO said the Commissioner of Police, John Abang had since visited both accident scenes, adding that investigatiin to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident had commenced.