Tragedy struck on Wednesday, 28th Octoday with over 15 pupils confirmed dead after a truck crashed into a school bus at Mmaku Hill, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
We gathered that the accident happened after the truck failed brake and rammed into a school bus.
Most of the victims were pupils including some staff died immediately after the accident.
An eyewitness revealed when the truck rammed into the bus, many of the student died instantly and thos who survived the ghastly accident are currently in a critical condition at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu where they are receiving medical treatments.
“A fatal accident that left many dead, occurred at Mmaku hill when a company truck failed to brake and crashed with Primary and Nursery Students bus at Nkwo junction around 4:30 pm yesterday evening”, he said.
“The accident claimed the life of almost all the students in the bus and school staffs including roadside tyre repairer cyclist and mechanic.”
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