A man has died after falling out of a vehicle in an accident involving two vehicles in Anambra state.
The accident occurred this morning, August 5, near Golden Tulip Hotels Junction, Agulu in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.
It was between a Toyota Highlander with enlistment number FGG33KJ and Hijet Daihatsu Pickup vehicle without a registration number
The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Andrew Kumapayi said that the accident was allegedly caused by lane diversion.
Kumapayi said that according to eyewitnesses, four people were in the pickup vehicle, with two seated inside and two in the open back of the pickup. As both vehicles were trying to dodge the potholes on their lane, the pickup vehicle rammed into the Toyota and one of the persons inside the back of the pickup fell and hit his head on the road. Unfortunately, he didn’t survive.
A total of five men were involved in the accident, four of them were in the pickup vehicle and one in the Toyota Highlander.
Two of the men sustained injuries and were taken to St. Joseph Hospital, Adazi Nnukwu. The corpse of the dead was deposited at the same hospital.