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Driver disappears as Truck crashes in Awka



Awka, the capital of Anambra State recorded another road traffic crash along the Regina Caeli axis of the ever busy Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, in the early hours of today.

Sector Public Education Officer of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Anambra State Command, Pascal Anigbodisclosed this in a statement.

According to him, the lone road crash, which could be attributed to speeding and loss of control, involved a MAN Diesel Truck with registration number ENU-326-ZW.

“At about 3.50am today Friday 3 April, 2020, a MAN Diesel truck with registration number ENU326ZW was involved in a lone road traffic crash at Regina Ceali, along Awka-Onitsha Expressway.The crash was caused by speeding and loss of control. The driver was reported to have fled the scene after the crash. Two (2) male adults were involved in the crash. No injury and no death recorded.FRSC personnel are on ground ensuring free flow of traffic, while efforts are being made to clear the obstruction caused.The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, Andrew Kumapayi warns motorists against driving above stipulated speed limits, especially in built up areas. He also admonishes drivers to be cautious while driving and drive with common sense speed limits,” the statement reads.

Meanwhile, some of the metal barricades mounted on the road’s side by Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA), to compel pedestrians cross through the designated points, were destroyed by truck. 

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