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Auto crash claims one life in Imo

One person has died and three others injured in an accident Friday morning at Irete in Owerri West local government area of Imo State.

A bus loaded with fruits reportedly rammed into a truck gas truck, driving out from a gas station on Owerri-Onitsha road.

The two vehicles and an oncoming vehicle immediately went into flames.

The Coordinator National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in charge of Imo and Abia states, Mr. Evans Ugoh said three injured persons were already in the hospital.

Officials of the Imo State Fire Service, Red Cross Society, the Police and Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps were on ground to put out the fire.

Two vehicles were completely burnt while part of the truck conveying cooking gas was damaged by fire.

 Chinazo Ilechukwu

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