Cou­ple, daugh­ter, mother-in-law die in Anam­bra crash

The Punch - - SOUTHERN -

An ac­ci­dent on Satur­day at nkwelle ezu­naka Junc­tion in the oyi Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Area of Anam­bra State claimed the lives of a man, his wife, daugh­ter and mother-in-law.

It was gath­ered that the ac­ci­dent in­volved a tip­per and a Toy­ota Camry. The vic­tims, who were rushed to a nearby hos­pi­tal, were con­firmed dead on ar­rival.

Con­firm­ing the in­ci­dent, the Po­lice Pub­lic re­la­tions Of­fi­cer in the state, Haruna mo­hammed, said the corpses of the vic­tims had been de­posited in a morgue.

mo­hammed said, “There was an ac­ci­dent in­volv­ing a tip­per and a Toy­ota Camry along nkwelle ezu­naka Junc­tion in onit­sha.

“The ac­ci­dent oc­curred when the two ve­hi­cles had a head-on col­li­sion. As a re­sult of the ac­ci­dent, the driver of the Toy­ota Camry, one mr God­win Akaeme, and three other pas­sen­gers in the car com­pris­ing his wife, daugh­ter and a fe­male in-law whose names are still un­known sus­tained var­i­ous de­grees of in­jury.”

He added that the po­lice pa­trol team at­tached to 33 Di­vi­sion vis­ited the scene and rushed the ca­su­al­ties to Apex Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment, not­ing that the four vic­tims were cer­ti­fied dead by the med­i­cal doc­tor on duty.

The Ppro said the tip­per’s driver, one ebuka ekene, who sus­tained mi­nor in­jury was treated and sub­se­quently ar­rested.

Stat­ing that the case was un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion, mo­hammed said, “The corpses were pho­tographed and de­posited at the hos­pi­tal morgue for post­mortem ex­am­i­na­tion and ef­forts are on­go­ing to trace their re­la­tions.”

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