The news was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in Enugu, Ebere Amaraizu.
Sorrowful as Enugu Auto crash on 4/11/18 at about 8 pm involving two vehicles at ihe in Awgu local government area of Enugu state along Enugu port harcourt expressway left twelve persons critically injured while nine persons have been confirmed dead and at unth mortuary .
— ebere amaraizu (@_ebere) November 5, 2018
Amaraizu noted that the incident happened on Sunday evening at 8pm.
He said that the accident occurred on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway in Awgu Local Government Area.
“The incident occurred when an articulated vehicle conveying a caterpillar and a 508 mini-bus had a head-on collision.
“The passengers of the mini-bus were believed to be worshipers,’’ he said.
Amaraizu said that the corpses of the nine persons had been deposited at the mortuary of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla near Enugu.
According to him, the 12 persons critically injured had been rushed to the UNTH for medical attention.