A Young Shall Grow Luxurious bus loaded with 60 passengers yesterday plunged into a drainage system while trying to escape collision with a petrol tanker.
According to reports, the Young Shall Grow luxurious bus with license number KRD 730 XJ narrowly escaped hitting an unmarked petrol tanker coming out from a filling station after discharging fuel in Kwata junction, Awka, Anambra state capital.
The speeding luxurious bus plunged into a drainage bringing down an electric pole. No life was lost, however the passengers sustained injuries.
One of the victims identified as Chukwudi said he is grateful to God that no life was lost but wouldn’t speak further because he is psychologically unstable to speak further he said; “I just thank God, because this could have been my last day, for me I thank God,” he said.
Another passenger Hajiya Rekia, a nursing mother was just shouting “Nagode Allah, Nagode Allah” (thank God).”
The FRSC, Police and NSCDC were also at the scene to assist victims of the accident
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