A fatal road traffic crash has claimed the life of an unidentified motorcycle operator at St Joseph Catholic Church akwaeze in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The crash happened between an unidentified driver of a Mercedes Benz 911 Truck with registration number KPP 273 XD and an unidentified rider of a Kymco motorcycle with registration number AKL172QN.
Eyewitness report indicates that the crash was caused by speeding and wrongful overtaking. The motorcycle rider while speeding and overtaking the truck was crushed by the truck driver.
Florence Edor, the Sector Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra State Command, who confirmed the accident in a statement, said, two male adults were involved in the crash, the male adult motorcycle rider was taken to St Joseph hospital by FRSC rescue team from Igboukwu Command and was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. His body has been deposited at the Morgue.
Edor said: “The State Sector Commander, Andrew Kumapayi, has sent his condolence to the deceased family,
And he has warned motorcycle riders to avoid unnecessary speeding and overtaking that usually leads to a crash. They should always be on their safety helmet to protect them from a head injury when a crash occurs.
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