Bus Accident On Onitsha-Owerri Road Killed Girl & 2 Boys, 9 Injured

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June 6, 2014 – Bus Accident At Okija On Onitsha Owerri Road Killed Girl & 2 Boys, 9 Injured

According to FRSC, 3 people have died in a fatal bus crash that happened on dualized Onitsha Owerri road.

According to officials from the Federal Road Safety Commission, the incident that happened around 12:45pm on Thursday at the busy Okija junction caused serious traffic jam.

Daniel Asanya, Unit Commander of the commission in Ihiala, told the NAN in Onitsha that the incident involved an 18-seater commercial bus.

Mr Asanya said the FRSC officers had hectic time controlling the traffic at the scene of the incident for more than five hours.

The crash happened when the driver lost control after its front tyre burst, the victims, 2 boys and a girl were said to have died on the spot.

9 passengers who got injured in the crash were immediately rushed to a nearby federal hospital.