No fewer than 9 persons which include seven males and two females were feared dead in an auto crash which occurred along the busy Enugu/Nsukka Expressway by 9th Mile Corner, Ngwo, Enugu State.

The incident, which occurred in November 7,2016, involved
a Nissan bus with registration number NUJ 3.

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According to a release from the police public relations department, Enugu State Police Command, the driver of the vehicle, Adams Awudu, was said to have allegedly had break failure while descending a hill close to 9th Mile Corner, Ngwo on his way from Benue State.

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The driver was said to have lost control when he allegedly applied the break and in the process hit a stationary vehicle in a nearby bush which left passengers unconscious until they were rescued and rushed to BENEM HOSPITAL and OUR REFUGE hospital respectively both at 9th Mile Corner Ngwo where they were attended to.

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It was gathered that the driver had earlier on complained about the faulty break system before they left Benue State but was asked to manage it before the unfortunate incident.