An unidentified speeding driver of a Toyota Camry car with registration number KJA-172CE, killed a male child crossing the road in Nteje, the headquarter of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The accident happened opposite Oyi Divisional Police Headquarters on Sunday night, April 11. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, the FRSC Sector Commander in Anambra, who confirmed the incident in Awka on Monday, April 12, said that a total of six persons – one male adult, one female adult, two male children, and two female children, were involved in the accident.
“One male child crossing the road was knocked down by the speeding driver, and was rushed to Chira hospital, Awkuzu by FRSC rescue team from Nteje.
The child was later confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. His body has been deposited at Wisdom Mortuary, Nteje,” he stated.