A 24-year-old female student of the Federal University of Technology Owerri and one other person had been killed in a fatal accident which occurred today, near Ozubulu Boys Secondary School along Owerri/Onitsha Road.
It was gathered that the accident occurred when the driver of the Toyota Venza with registration number Lagos KSF 881FD while on speed lost control and ran into a stationary trailer with registration number XF 383 AWK from the rear.
As a result, both the driver and and his passenger, a FUTO student identified as Uwakwe Jennifer sustained serious injuries.
Police patrol team attached to Ozubulu Division visited the scene and rushed the casualties to Oraifite general hospital where they were certified dead on arrival.
Meanwhile, corpses have been deposited at the hospital morgue for autopsy and case is under investigation to ascertain actual cause of the accident.
The Commissioner of Police CP Garba Baba Umar has enjoined members of the Public particularly road users to refrain from reckless driving and drive with caution especially during this period if the year in order not to fall victims of road accidents.