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Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra
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Two People Killed in Road Accident at Anambra

Two persons were confirmed dead while 13 others were injured in an accident involving a lorry and a commercial bus that occurred along Ihiala axis of the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway in Anambra today Friday, May 22. The Anambra state Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi,  confirmed the incident and said the accident occurred at about 7.10am this morning. “According to reports, the crash involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN-59XQ. An eyewitness told us that the tipper driver was negotiating into his house when the bus suddenly rammed into it. The crash occurred during a heavy downpour. A total of 15 persons, 10 adult males and five adult females were involved in the crash. “Twelve persons sustaine...
Australia Lorry Crash Leaves Four Police Officers Dead
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Australia Lorry Crash Leaves Four Police Officers Dead

police officers have been reported dead following a crash involving a lorry in Melbourne. The police chief for the state of Victoria has expressed shock over he incident saying it was the death was the worst in the entire history of the state’s police force. According to the police, the late officers had stopped a car for over speeding on a motorway when the lorry ran into them. Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton stated that the lorry driver is under security watch in hospital and would undergo drug and alcohol test. Mr Ashton said the lorry driver has not been able to speak. Adding that “When it’s possible for him to be interviewed he will be interviewed.” “Tonight, somewhere in our city, four families’ hearts are breaking. Our hearts are breaking with them....
Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo
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Father of Two and his Four Colleagues Burnt to Death in Horrific Road Crash in Edo

Five members of staff of Okomu Oil plc, in Edo State were on Friday evening burnt to death in a road crash that occurred along Benin/Iguobazuwa road, in Ovia South-West local government area of the State. The accident occurred when the bus conveying the victims from Extension 2 farm of the firm to the head office of the company at Okomu community, rammed into a lorry that crossed the road. Two others were said to have sustained serious injuries in the ghastly accident and  are said to be currently receiving treatment. According to an eyewitness, Max Iyase, they could not render assistance to the victims, as the flame was ferocious. He identified one of the victims as Elvis Odia, a married father of two. "Yesterday experience on the road was so horrific as I drove into t...
Truck Crushes 10-Year-Old Girl To Death In Ondo
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Truck Crushes 10-Year-Old Girl To Death In Ondo

A lorry loaded with sand on Wednesday crushed a 10-year old girl, Anuoluwapo Oguneso to death along Okitipupa main market, Ayeka Road in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident which happened on Wednesday evening caused panic among market women, passersby and residents of the area. An eyewitness told NAN that the girl was trying to cross the road but some vehicles and motorcycles parked at the other side blocked her vision and unable to see the approaching truck that crushed her. “The vehicles and motorcycles parked at the other side of the road blocked the girl’s vision when she crossed, it was too late as the truck crushed her to death on the spot,’’ the witness said. The driver of the truck whose name was ...
Mass murder probe after 39 bodies are found inside a lorry in Essex
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Mass murder probe after 39 bodies are found inside a lorry in Essex

A murder probe has been launched after 39 dead bodies - including a teenager - were discovered in a lorry in Essex. Paramedics rushed to the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays at 1.40am this morning. When they arrived they found the bodies of 39 people in the back of the vehicle. It's believed the victims are 38 adults and one teenager, but emergency services have not identified any of the bodies yet. The horrific find has sparked one of the biggest murder investigations in British history - and was described by police as an "absolute tragedy". Detectives believe the vehicle was travelling from Bulgaria and entered the UK three days ago via Holyhead in Wales - one of the main port for ferries from Ireland. A 25-year-old lorry driver from Northern Ireland has been arreste...
Gov. Rochas Okorocha Rescues An Accident Victim Whose Vehicle Was Hit By Lorry In Owerri
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Gov. Rochas Okorocha Rescues An Accident Victim Whose Vehicle Was Hit By Lorry In Owerri

The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been spotted rescuing an accident victim on the road in Owerri. It has been reported that the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, recently rescued an accident victim whose vehicle, a Sienna Bus was hit by an oncoming lorry. The accident reportedly occurred along the newly expanded Aba-Owerri Highway on Sunday evening. Local reports show that the governor was on his way to Imo International Cargo Airport where he is expected to attend a crucial meeting later today in Abuja but spared time to offer first aide to the family members although no life was lost. On seeing the incident, the Governor alighted from his Jeep, personally rescued the victim, ordered for an emergency ambulance and facilitated quick medical attention to ...