Nine persons sustained varying degrees of injury in an auto crash along
Ideani /Nnobi road in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra
The accident which occurred late Tuesday night involved a Petroleum
Tanker MACK with Reg No. LEH 37 XA, a Mercedez Benz lorry with reg XM
370 ENU, an L300 bus with Reg No. XG 680 FGG and a J5 bus with Reg No NH
It was gathered that the J5 bus plunged into river Nnobi along with its
occupants as a result of the accident.o
Confirming the incident, the Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed said
no life lost in the first incident.
He, however, said the victims were responding to treatment, adding that
the critically injured was admitted at the intensive care unit of the
He said, "Police patrol team led by DPO Nnobi Division visited the
scene, rescued the victims and rushed them to moon and Fatima hospitals
Nnobi with the assistance of locals.
"The driver of the Mercedes Benz lorry one James Eze 'm' aged 30 years
of No 6 ,Eze lane Okpoko who was alleged to be the main cause of the
accident was arrested."