Fifteen Persons Burnt To Death, Many Injured In Enugu Fatal Accident

Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Enugu State, Ebere Amaraizu said the occupants of the bus were traveling from Abuja to Enugu when they had a head-on collision with another transport vehicle heading to the state from Markudi.

The fatal motor accident involving multiple vehicles along Opi/Eha Alumona- Obollo-Afor Road close to Enugu State on Tuesday, killed no fewer than fifteen people and left many injured.

The accident involved a mini-bus bearing the inscription ‘Peace Mass Transit Bus’ with vehicle registration number AKL 323 XA and an 18-seater bus with registration number NNE 605 XA.

The accident was said to have been caused by a bad portion on the road as the two drivers were trying to negotiate a bend.

Rescue workers who responded to the scene of the incident experienced much difficulty in saving more lives and whisked away several badly burnt survivors to a nearby private hospital.


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