Auto Crash Kills 11 People In Cross River

By Sunday Akintoye

The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the death of 11 people in an auto crash on Thursday in Calabar, Cross River State.

Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander Matthew Egbe, told NAN that the sad incident occurred along the Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi highway.

He said that the crash was fatal because the driver was speeding.
“The accident occurred along the Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi highway. The Hiace bus was conveying 13 passengers, 11 died while two sustained injuries,” he said.

An eyewitness, Mr James Ebri, who said he helped in the rescue operation, told NAN that the accident occurred around

“The accident that occurred this morning(Yesterday) claimed 11 lives while two sustained injuries.

The injured passengers were taken to the General Hospital in Akampka for treatment by the FRSC,” he said.

Sunday Akintoye

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