Three persons died on Saturday while eight others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a road accident in Amansea Awka, Anambra State capital.
The accident invloved a Toyota bus and a truck.
The sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra State, Andrew Kumapayi, said the accident was caused by a lorry conveying stationaries.
According to him, the 14-seater bus that was heading to Lagos from Taraba State rammed into the packed lorry and three persons died instantly while eight others sustained injuries.
It was gathered that after the crash which occured near cow market, the Hausa community at the market barricaded the road.
Accordimg to them, the accident was caused by government officials stationed at the place to inspect farm produce.
The protesters said…