Police in Enugu on Saturday confirmed the death of four persons in road crash along Udi-Oji River on the Enugu-Onitsha old road.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu that the incident occurred at about 6.30 a.m.
Amaraizu said that the accident took place close to Udi Local Government secretariat.
“The auto crash involved a water tanker with registration number ENU 211 XY and a Galaxy Sharon mini-bus with registration number LFA 375 XA coming from opposite directions of the road.
“The accident led to the instant death of four persons including a little girl, and left some injured,’’ he said.
He said that the injured were rushed by a combined team of policemen, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) officials and public-spirited Nigerians the hospital.
According to him, the injured were taken to Our Saviour Hospital 9th-Mile Corner, Ngwo, and Victoria Hospital, Udi, while the corpses of the deceased were deposited in the mortuary for necessary action.
Amaraizu said that police had commenced investigation on the incident.