It was tears and cries in the ever busy and lively Awgu town in Agwu Local Government Area of Enugu State, as a heavy-duty vehicle belonging to a yet to be identified Company, crashed into a school bus conveying both Nursery and primary school pupils as well as Staff of the School, killing Many and the rest battling with death.
The Fatal Collision between the truck and the School bus belonging to Presentation Nursery and Primary school, Awgu a missionary school owned by the catholic diocese of Awgu, was said to have occured between the hours of 4pm and 4:30pm, at Nkwo Awgu Junction in Awgu local government area of Enugu state.
Witnesses said the company truck, which was plying the Oji-Awgu road, the Mmaku-Awgu axis, had a break failure and had an headlong collision with the School bus from a hill in Mmaku Awgu local government area of Enugu state.
Kingsley Ogbonna who witnessed the unfortunate incident confirmed that a Mechanic, Vulcanizer, Motorcyclist, Staff and numerous pupils of the School (numbers, yet to be ascertained) were confirmed dead right at the scene of the accident.
Several others in severe conditions were however, rushed to the University of Nigeria teaching hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu and Jideofor hospital Awgu Enugu, where they are currently battling with their lives.
The remains of the victims as well as the injured passengers were yet to be identified at the time of this report.
The Police is yet to answer our calls or return our texts as regards this report.