The accident reportedly happened around 2am today tuesday 27th October. Three vehicles were involved. All the occupants of the bus were said to have died except for a baby.
The bus and the small car in the gutter were returning to Cross River state from Onitsha. According to eye witnesses, the big truck caused the accident.
It was said that the traders have started their journey back to Cross River when they decided to follow that road (as they were told that robbers were robbing at upper iweka that night). Their bodies have been deposited at St Edwards Mortuary Obosi Anambra.