05 Dec Tragic Auto Collision Claims Five Lives and Injures 11 in Akwa Ibom
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
In a tragic incident along the Calabar-Itu highway in Cross River State on December 2, 2023, five individuals lost their lives, and 11 sustained injuries in a collision between a Nissan Caravan and a Mark Truck.
The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akwa Ibom Command, Matthew Olonisaye, reported that the crash resulted from speeding.
The FRSC rescue team promptly responded, moving the injured to nearby hospitals and the deceased to the morgue. The sector commander emphasized the importance of road safety, warning against speeding and urging passengers to prioritize safety. The FRSC expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a swift recovery to the injured.