Cross River: Road Accident on Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi Highway Kill 11

Eleven people were reported to have lost their lives and two others injured in a road accident along the Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi highway in Cross River State.

The Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mathew Egbe, confirmed the incident yesterday blaming it on over speeding on the part of the bus driver with the passengers on board.

He said, “The accident that occurred this morning along the Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi highway claimed 11 lives while two sustained injuries.  The injured passengers were taken to the General Hospital in Akampka for treatment alongside the corps.”

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