Ogenyi Onazi’s brother, wife involved in fatal auto crash

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi’s brother, Oche Thompson Onazi, has been involved in a fatal car accident.

The 31-year-old former Lazio and Denizlispor player made this known in an Instagram page on Friday, June 21, 2024.

According to Onazi, his brother’s wife, Anne died instantly after a truck driver rammed into 10 vehicles including the one they were driving in.

Ogenyi Onazi’s brother, wife involved in fatal auto crash

The football star claimed the driver ran off after the accident but was eventually apprehended by police officers after some calls

He wrote: “This is a message to the federal government of Nigeria.. and the federal @frscnigeria. On Tuesday 18th, at about 4 pm my elder brother @onazithmps was driving with his wife to visit someone.

“On the traffic then came this truck loaded with fertilizer without control to crash more than 10 cars killed my brother’s wife instantly. My brother managed to survival with several dislocated joint arranged for surgery, with other people dead.

“My point is this, the driver ran away after some calls the police managed to pick him up. After interrogation I got to know that the driver does not have proper driving license and he was handed this kind of truck to destroy lives.

“Driving in Nigeria you will know that a lot of people driving on the road don’t have proper driving knowledge. Lately trucks and tank drivers have been killing a lot of people because of reckless driving. I am really sad and confused.. Ann Onazi rest well.”