The incident occurred in the early hours of today Saturday 15th, 2020 around 6 am at Amansea near Awka, along Awka-Enugu old road.
Three people were confirmed dead at the scene by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) public relations officer Mr. Pascal Anigbo in a statement made to the press in Awka on Saturday.
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According to him, He said there were two vehicles involved which were a stationary DAF truck with registration number: GGE 167 XP suspected to be faulty and a 14-passenger Toyota Hummer Bus with registration number: BAL 266 XA. He said further investigations made them know that the 14-passenger bus was at top speed and rammed into the stationary DAF truck from behind.
He said; “The commercial bus was driven by one Ibrahim and they were on their way to Lagos from Jalingo, Taraba State.
“The FRSC team rushed the injured victims to Chukwuemeka Odumegu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital, Amaku, while the dead, all male, have been evacuated to the same hospital mortuary,”
Mr. Pascal extends his sympathy to families of the people that lost their lives in the accident then also called on motorists to ensure they use adequate caution signs when they have a breakdown.