A fatal motor accident that occurred at Ezzamgbo along Enugu Abakaliki express way, claimed the lives of Three persons at the spot who were confirmed burnt dead and many seriously injured.

The fatal accident occurred around the hour of 6pm in the evening, Friday November 2, 2018.

One of the 18 seaters bus that was fully loaded with passengers; heading to Enugu collided with the same 18 seaters bus coming from Enugu, at the single lane narrowed express road at Ezzamgbo, behind the Federal girls college Ezzamgbo and the general hospital Ezzamgbo.

An eye witness to the incident told the IPOB reporter, Ogeh Friday Igiri who visited the scene that the commuter Toyota HiAce bus heading to Enugu, with high speed collided with its counterpart heading to Abakaliki from Enugu, immediately it tumbled to the right-hand side of the road and burst to uncontrollable flame, according to him, "efforts made to quench the fire proved abortive.

The bus heading to Enugu that were carrying the three passengers burnt beyond recognition was bearing a sticker inscribed MADONNA UNIVERSITY, it was not clear if the bus were carrying the above-mentioned university as the information has not being uncovered as at the time of filing in this report.

The Nigeria police who, Highway patrol who rushed to the scene shortly after it occurred took the unverified numbers who seriously injured to the hospital at Abakaliki the capital city of Ebonyi state.

Parents and guardians especially those whose wards left for travel who would apply Enugu Abakaliki express road should as a matter of urgency contact the Nigeria police in Enugu state.

Rest in peace to the deceased ones.

Written by:
Ogeh Friday Igiri
For: Ebonyi State Media

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