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Enugu auto crash claims 13 lives – From Chinelo Udegbunam/Enugu

No fewer than 13 passengers  were  reportedly burnt to death in a  motor accident that occurred near Four corners junction along Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. 

According to a report, the incident occurred on Sunday night, 30 October 2022 at about 9pm where all the passengers in the vehicle except one person  were  burnt to death beyond recognition.

It was learnt that a 14- seater bus that was said to be traveling from Imo State to Kaduna State ran into a parked trailer and burst  into flames. 

Summit news gathered that the only passenger who survived the incident is currently receiving treatment at the emergency Care unit of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital  (UNTH)Ituku/ Ozalla. 

The Public Relation Officer Federal Road Safety Commission Enugu Command, Commander Joseph Toby who confirmed the incident noted that the vehicle with Taraba plate number ran into a parked trailer and burnt the passengers beyond recognition. 

He stated that the only one that survived the accident was rescued by the Hausa community living in that place. 

He further stated that they couldn’t get any information from the victim on how the accident happened because he was still unconscious and was rushed to UNTH.

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