As a result of overspeeding, he lost control of his vehicle and smashed into a ditch.
at Oraifite, on the Owerri-Onitsha Expressway, two people were killed in a single accident at Ekulo River in Oraifite.
On Thursday, the FRSC Sector Commander in Awka (Mr. Adeoye Irelewuyi) confirmed the accident to the Nigerian News Agency (NAN).
A Toyota Sienna in ash-colored paint rammed into Irelewuyi’s car on Wednesday night, causing him to go off the road.
In the words of an eyewitness, “the unknown driver of the vehicle lost control of the vehicle and crashed into an embankment.”
When the car crashed, there were seven people on board: five adults males and two adults females.
Dr. Josephine and Lawrence Hospital in Oraifite, where the injured victims were taken, confirmed that two male adults had died.
According to him, the deceased’s remains had been deposited at the Restland Mortuary in Oraifite, according to the report.
Even as he offered condolences to the bereaved, Irelewuyi cautioned drivers to avoid speeding or other dangerous practices on the road.