Passengers Burn Beyond Recognition In Anambra


Passengers Burn Beyond Recognition In Anambra

On Sunday September 6, The passengers in a commercial bus were burnt beyond recognition when the vehicle went up in flames in Anambra State.

It was gathered that one of the tyres of the vehicle burst causing the bus to summersault before the resultant fire burnt the passengers to death.

The incident happened along Ihiala-Onitsha road and was reportedly said to be caused by over speeding.

Kamal Musa, the spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, confirmed the incident.

" A lone fatal road traffic crash allegedly caused by tyre burst as a result of excessive speeding leading to summersault and the vehicle burst into flames this evening 6th September,2020 at opposite Omorka in Ihiala along Ihiala-Onitsha road.

"Information reaching the command states that all passengers on board were burnt beyond recognition along with the bus.

"The corpse of the only male adult who jumped out of the vehicle in the process has been deposited at Mogue in our Lady of Lourdes Ihiala.

"Meanwhile, Anambra State fire service has been contacted and FRSC rescue team from Ihiala Unit Command are on ground to ensure free flow of traffic while obstruction is being cleared," the official said.