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Cyclist dies, another injured in Nteje, Anambra state fatal crash

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Cyclist dies, another injured in Nteje, Anambra state fatal crash

Cyclist dies, another injured in Anambra fatal crash

A motorcyclist died while his passenger was injured in a fatal motor accident at Nteje, along Awka-Onitsha expressway.

The crash which occurred at about 12:24pm on Tuesday, involved a Jencheng private Motorcycle with Registration number: ZLL 108 QU and a blue Mercedes 911 Truck with registration number; GDD630XA.

An eye witness attributed the crash to speed, saying, “The driver of the motorcycle was on speed, lost control while trying to overtake the Mercedes Truck, and crashed into the Truck.

Confirming the incident, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps Adeoye Irelewuyi said a man was killed in the crash while a woman was injured.

He urged motorist to desist from speeding and ensure the road is clear before overtaking especially now that the EMBER Months is around the corner.

He also cautioned that traffic rules and regulations should be obeyed always.

He said, “A Fatal Crash occurred at Nteje-Awka express way today 31th August, 2021 at about 12:24 hours.

The crash involved two vehicles, an unidentified driver of a Jencheng private Motorcycle with Registration number: ZLL 108 QU and a driver of a blue Mercedes 911 Truck identified as Mr. Ikenna Ozonwadinkpa .O with registration number; GDD630XA.

“Five people were involved in the crash which comprises of (4 male adult, and 1 female adult). 1 female was injured
1 male killed.

“The injured victims were taken to CHIRA Hospital and one male was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty and has been deposited at the hospital morgue.”

Profile: From Ozuitem, Bende Local government Area of Anambra State. Political science (B. Sc) from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka & Business Administration (Diploma) from the University of Calabar. Email him at elekwachinedum@yahoo.com

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