The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Anambra Command, said three persons died, Monday night, in an accident involving a commercial bus and a Hilux truck in Awgbu, Orumba Local Government Area.
The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr. Sunday Ajayi, told newsmen that the accident was caused by speeding and wrong overtaking.
Ajayi said the number of accidents and deaths on the road since the beginning of the year was disturbing.
According to him, it is an indication that the drivers are not cautious of the enormity of their responsibilities.
He said: “The unfortunate accident at Awgbu occurred between 7.30p.m. and 8p.m. and from the information we gathered, it was caused by speeding and wrong overtaking.”