A white Toyota Sienna car belonging to Imo state transport company(ITC) was involved in a lone crash today in the morning hours about 10:27am along Owerri – Onitsha expressway at Ihiala. The vehicle veered off the road into the nearby farm. Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ihiala unit where at the scene of the accident at about 10:34am to carry out the rescue operation.
The vehicle registration number is HKW 235 XZ. Based on the information gathered, it was concluded that the crash was caused by loss of control as a result of the light rains and excessive speed by the driver.
No life was lost and no serious injury recorded. The unit commander FRSC, Ihiala ACC Idris Danladi confirmed that no injury was recorded and the process of towing out the vehicle is on-going as at the time of filing in this report. He has warned motorist through his numerous safety campaigns to desist from excessive speeding, that is to observe speed limits an use common sense, most especially during raining season and to always ensure their vehicle tyres are in good working conditions.