The FRSC, Anambra, on Monday, confirmed that two persons feared death at Onitsha as two containers fell off an articulated vehicle at Upper Iweka on the Onitsha-Owerri highway.
The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka that the accident occurred at about 8:30 a.m.
Kumapayi said that the 20 feet containers fell off a Mercedes 911 articulated vehicle and damaged a Volkswagen Golf car with registration number AU 813 NSH.
He said, “Two persons sustained injuries, the driver of the car and a woman passing by but no fatality was recorded.
“They have been taken to a nearby hospital and are responding to treatment.”
Kumapayi said that efforts are being made to clear the road so as to ensure good traffic flow on the highway.
He also advised motorists to always put their vehicles in good working condition and drive with caution to avoid loss of lives and property.