Tragedy struck in Anambra state on Monday, September 14 after a water tanker crushed a tricycle, killing one person and leaving four others seriously injured.

A statement released by RC Kamal Musa, the acting Sector Public Education Officer
of the Anambra state Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC, states that the accident occurred opposite Jodon Shopping Mall Nkpor, along Onitsha- Awka Old road at about 3pm.

Musa said the crash occurred as a result of excessive speeding and wrongful overtaking. He said four persons who sustained injuries in the accident were rushed to Boromi hospital Onitsha, by FRSC rescue team from Nteje Unit Command and the dead victim’s body was deposited at the Mogue after he was confirmed dead by the Doctors in the Hospital.

See more photos from the scene of the accident below


  1. Speeding has become so commonplace that most of the time we don’t even give a second thought to someone that is traveling above the speed limit. But speeding is one of the most dangerous habits on the road. All these terrible incidents could be avoided. You can reduce your risk of being involved in an accident by watching your speed and avoiding speeding drivers.


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