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11 passengers travelling from Imo to Kano burn to death along Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway

Oct 31, 2022

Eleven passengers traveling from Owerri, Imo state to Kano state were burnt to death after a Toyota Hiace bus they were traveling on, got involved in an accident on Sunday, October 30.

 

The spokesperson of the Enugu state police command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who confirmed the accident said the Hiace Bus with registration number KTG 41 XD, conveying twelve (12) passengers, rammed into a broken-down and stationary Howo Sino truck, at Akegbe-Ugwu, along Enugu/Port-Harcourt Expressway and burst into flames.

 

Ndukwe said the impact led to Eleven (11) of the travelers suffering severe burns before emergency help could get to them. He said they were taken to the hospital and confirmed dead by doctors on duty.

 

He added that further investigation has been initiated by the Motor Traffic Department (MTD) of the Command.

 

11 passengers travelling from Imo to Kano burn to death along Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway