• News - South East - Enugu
  • Updated: March 09, 2023

10 Feared Dead In Enugu Road Accident 

No less than 10 persons are feared dead in a fatal accident which occurred at the CBN bus stop, along the dilapidated Enugu-Onitsha expressway.

The accident occurred around 8:45 am when an 18-seater bus with Enugu registration number, XL884 ENU collided with an oncoming trailer loaded with bags of cement.

An eyewitness who identified himself as Chukwudi said the vehicle, which was loaded from Abakpa in Enugu East local government was heading to New Market when the fatal accident occurred.

“The driver was coming from Abakpa and made an attempt to overtake another vehicle in his front.

“The next thing we heard was a loud sound and the bus collided with the trailer and was completely damaged. 

“I don’t know how many survived but I counted over 8 dead bodies on the floor," he said.

Other eyewitnesses attributed the crash to the poor state of the road.

The Police, Army and Road Safety personnel are already on ground to control traffic and avoid any breakdown of law.

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