Onitsha - Seven persons, including a pregnant woman, in Onitsha, Anambra State, lost their lives in an accident involving a tanker and other vehicles, Vanguard reports.
A witness account said that the accident occurred when a fuel-laden tanker, descending Awka Road, had brake failure and rammed into vehicles at Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS/Awka Road traffic light junction.
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According to the source, the driver, in a bid to avoid more destruction, crushed a blue Mitsubishi bus, fully loaded with passengers, and then hit four tricycles.
The pregnant woman was said to be standing at the bus stop, when she was crushed by the tanker. Others were mostly passengers in the four tricycles that were hit in the multiple accidents.
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- News 24