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Female pedestrian crushed to death in Onitsha

An unidentified driver of Foton Auwan Trailer with registration number KTU 477 XW while speeding ran over a yet to be identified female pedestrian crossing the road and in the process crushed her to death.

The fatal road accident happened on Saturday at 2.10pm at New Parts Down Flyover area of Onitsha, Anambra State.

This was revealed by the Public Education Officer of Anambra State Sector of FRSC, Florence N.Edor.

Edor said eyewitness report indicated that the crash was caused by excessive speeding and loss of control.

She said that the yet to be identified female adult was rushed to Toronto hospital by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost and was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty, and deposited at the same hospital morgue.

The Sector Commander Anambra State, Adeoye Irelewuyi(CC) has sent his condolence to the deasesed family.

He advised motorists especially articulated Vehicle drivers to desist from speeding in built up areas to avoid knocking down pedestrian crossing the road.

Irelewuyi also advised pedestrian to use provided pedestrian bridge while crossing the road.

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