Tears as auto-crash claims 7 family members, 1 other in Enugu
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Enugu command, has confirmed the death of a family of seven in an autocrash which occurred at Ugwu-Onyeama on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway in the morning of Sunday, June 10.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday, said it occurred at about 8 a.m on the Enugu axis of the expressway.
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Amaraizu, according to the report, said the accident involved a Toyota Camry with registration number CM960FKJ and a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number ENU75YY, belonging to a mass transit company.
He reportedly said that the two vehicles that were on top speed collided in one lane of the expressway.
He explained that seven passengers in the Toyota car who are members of the same family and one other from the bus lost their lives in the accident.
Amazu further said that their bodies had been deposited in the mortuary of the Enugu State University of Teaching Hopsital, (ESUTH), Parklane.