A fatal accident which occurred at popular Nza street, Independence Layout Enugu on Thursday night has claimed 6 lives while many others sustained injuries.
Our correspondent gathered that the accident occurred as a result of fully tanker loaded which crashed into a keke loading spot killing 6 people on the spot.
An eye witnessed account told our correspondent that the tanker failed break and crashed into the keke loading spot
“The accident occurred around 7pm when the tanker driver failed break and killed 6 people while others were injured ,”
He saud angry mob in the area set the tanker on ablaze while the driver of the tanker disappeared immediately the accident happened.
Gov. Ugwuanyi, who was accompanied by his deputy, Hon. Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, thereafter proceeded to Posh Hospital, New Haven, Enugu, to empathize with the survivors and ensure that they receive adequate medical attention.
He therefore pledged to pay all medical bills of the accident victims and consequently made sufficient funds available with the hospital management to ensure the patients were properly treated without any hindrance.
He condoled with the families of victims who lost their lives in the accident and thanked those who rescued the survivors and brought them to the hospital for being Good Samaritans.