FRSC officials allegedly pursue car into a ditch, abandon victims (Photos) ••
an accident occurred around Ugwu onyeama part of the Enugu – onitsha express on Saturday, July 15.
NAIJ.com learnt that the accident reportedly happened after some officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) chased a car until the car lost control and fell into a ditch.
Nwadukwe who reported the incident claimed that the officers quickly fled the scene after the accident without waiting to help the victims trapped in the car.
He claimed that: “Saw this accident scene at the Ugwu onyeama segment of the enugu – onitsha express way earlier.
“The car in the ditch fell in there while trying to get away from a team of FRSC officials who were following him in a hot pursuit.
“Regrettably the officers abandoned the occupants to their own fate and fled the scene though amazingly the occupants survived without life threatening injuries.
“These are sad realities of what state our dear country is in, where citizens are law breakers and law enforcement agents are indiscipline. We shall overcome.”
Meanwhile, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has tried 63 drivers in its mobile court in Pankshin Command Plateau state.
The drivers, the corps said, were arrested on Saturday, July 15, and tried at the FRSC mobile courts for various offences.
Speaking on the arrest, the Pankshin unit commander Nnamdi Akeh-Akabo said the corps’ outing recorded over 90 offences committed by different motorists.