No fewer than 20 persons were reportedly involved in a road crash that happened Tempo Junction, Umunya, Oyi Local government area of Anambra State.
The multiple serious crash involved the unidentified driver of a Mack Truck with registration number AGB 27 YV and unidentified driver of Toyota Hiace bus with registration number FST 39 XT.
In a release by the Sector Public Education Officer, of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State Command, SRC Florence Edor, it was gathered that the crash was as a result of wrongful overtaking which led to head-on collision by the two vehicles.
According to her, Twenty (20) persons were involved in the crash comprises of 7 male adults, 4 female adults, 4 male children and 5 female children.
“Sixteen persons sustained varying degrees of injury and were taken to Beatrice hospital and Divine care hospital both in UMUNYA, by Frsc rescue team from Nteje Unit Command for treatment.
The Sector Commander Anambra State *CC Andrew A Kumapayi warned motorists to be careful and avoid wrongful overtaking.
“If in doubt, do not Overtake. Ensure you overtake when and where it’s safe to do so to avoid a preventable crash. I wish the injured accelerated recovery.