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Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Anambra

A driver hit and killed a female pedestrian along the Awka-Onitsha Expressway in Anambra on Friday night, according to the state Command of the Federal…

A driver hit and killed a female pedestrian along the Awka-Onitsha Expressway in Anambra on Friday night, according to the state Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, told newsmen on Saturday in Awka that the driver fled the scene after the incident.

Irelewuyi said that the likely cause of the accident was excessive speeding.

He said that the crash involved an unidentified driver of a Toyota Hiace commercial bus with no registration number, enroute Upper Iweke, Onitsha.

“According to eyewitness reports, the driver of the vehicle, who was on speed, rammed into a pedestrian female adult and zoomed off.

“FRSC rescue team arrived at the scene and took the victim to Toronto Mortuary after the doctor confirmed her dead,” he said.

While condoling with the family of the dead, Irelewuyi cautioned motorists on speeding, especially during the rainy season.

He urged them to ensure they keep to specified speed limits. (NAN)

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