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Many feared dead in Anambra road crash

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Ibrahim Quadri

Many lives were lost on Sunday when a trailer lost control and crushed two tricycles at Oba along the Onitsha-Owerri Expressway, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State,


According to media report, the fatal crash occurred at about 9 am and the victims were said to be on their way to attend a church service when the accident occurred.


Sources at the scene said the driver of the heavy-duty truck failed brakes, lost control and while trying to control the vehicle, eventually rammed into the two fully loaded tricycles, thereby pushing it and some of the occupants into a ditch.


Some of the victims were said to be run over by the truck as some victims were still stuck by the tyres, according to eye witnesses..”


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