Two die, one injured as bus plunges into ditch in Anambra
Two persons have died and one seriously injured as bus plunged into a ditch in Onitsha, Anambra State.
It was gathered that the accident which occurred around 11pm on Monday, involved a Toyota Hiace bus with three persons on board.
According to The Nation, the bus was trapped in a roadside drainage when the driver lost control of the vehicle.
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Andrew Kumapayi, confirmed the accident, blaming it on poor visibility due to a downpour.
“Mr Anene Joseph Okechukwu driver of a Toyota Hiace bus owned by GC Okoli ventures with registration number AGL 493 XR with all the passengers on board fell into the gutter opposite ABC Transport park Onitsha.
“Three persons were involved in the crash comprising 2 male adults and 1 female adult.
“The female adult involved sustained injury and was rushed to Toronto hospital by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Command,” he said
Kumapayi cautioned motorist to always exercise patience while driving in the rain, especially when visibility is poor, as well as to pull out in safe place to avoid any form of traffic mishap.
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