Enugu: 13 passengers burnt to death in auto crash | NN NEWS

No fewer than 13 passengers have been burnt to death in a fatal accident which occured near the Four-Corners Enugu at about 9pm on Sunday night.

The ill fated 14-seater bus said to be traveling from Imo State to Adamawa reportedly ran into a trailer before going up in flames.

All the passengers except one, were said to have burnt beyond recognition in the accident which occurred at the Enugu end of the Enugu-Port Hacourt Expressway.

Only one passenger survived the auto crash.

While some said he was rescued by sympathizers, others said he jumped out of the vehicle from the window.

Vanguard learnt that the lone survivor, is currently receiving treatment at the Emergency Unit of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Ituku-Ozalla.

Confirming the auto crash, Sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Enugu command, Joseph Toby, said that the commission has been warning drivers on the risk associated with night journey.

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