An accident involving a truck along Onitsha-Asaba Bridge Head, Anambra, on Thursday, claimed the life of a woman.

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Adeoye Irelewuyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Awka, on Friday.

“The crash involved an articulated Mercedes Benz vehicle with registration number NKE 25 LG.

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“Eyewitness reports reaching us indicated that the vehicle had a brake failure and rammed into people along the road.

“Two persons were injured and a female pedestrian was killed.

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“FRSC rescue team rushed the injured victims to Toronto hospital in Onitsha and deposited the body of the dead at the hospital morgue,” he said.

While commiserating with the family of the dead, Irelewuyi urged motorists to ensure regular maintenance of their vehicles to ascertain when it is suitable to ply the road.

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He also advised motorists to adhere to traffic rules.