Two die in bus-motorcycle crash in Anambra
Two persons have been confirmed dead in Anambra following a head-on road crash between a commuter bus and a motorcycle late Saturday.
Sources say the Mitsubishi L300 commuter bus with registration number FGG-212-XV hit a Honda C75 Motorcycle with registration number AKL843QH moving in the opposite direction while both where trying to avoid a bad spot on the road.
According to the source, the two occupants of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries from the crash and were later confirmed dead at the hospital where they rushed to for medical attention.
According to Pascal Anigbo, Public Enlightenment Officer at Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra Command, the incident took place at about 8:40 pm on Saturday.
Anigbo said the vehicle and motorcycle were both on top speed when the crash took place with a total of four persons were involved
According to him, both vehicles were reportedly on top speed and had a head-on-collusion, as they tried to avoid potholes.
“The crash also involved a total of four male adults, the two victims on the motorcycle were rushed to St. Joseph Hospital, by FRSC rescue team from Nanka Outpost.
“They were confirmed dead by doctors at the hospital.
“Obstructions were cleared by the team and normal traffic flow ensured, the incident will be referred to the Nigeria Police Force, for further investigation.
“The Sector Commander Corps Commander Andrew Kumapayi sends his condolences to the families of the killed victims.
“He also strongly warns motorists against speeding, especially within built-up areas and that drivers should drive with maximum concentration, applying common sense speed limits and must tolerate other road users,” he said.