Nine persons sustained varying degrees of injury in an auto crash along

Ideani /Nnobi road in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra

State.

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

148 ARL.

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

Fatima hospital.

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."

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