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3 die in Ebonyi auto crash



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Wednesday that three persons had been confirmed dead in a road accident that occurred on Enugu-Abakaliki expressway, in Ebonyi.

The accident, according to the FRSC Sector Commander in Ebonyi, Mr Igwe Nnabuife, eft three others injured.

Nnabuife told our correspondent in Abakaliki that the multiple accident involved two vehicles, a Lexus jeep and a motorcycle.

“It occurred around 4:19pm today, Wednesday, around the permanent site of Ebonyi State University (EBSU).

“Six persons were involved. Three died and three others sustained injuries.

“The injured ones are receiving treatment at Alex-Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital,” he said.

The sector Commander warned drivers on speeding and reckless driving, urging caution in order to save lives.

“We must learn to manage our speed while driving; obey the rules guiding driving on the road,” Nnabuife advised motorists.

Christian Ogbonna

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