- Truck Crushes ‘Tricyclists’ to Death in Anambra
On the 19/01/2020 at about 9:20am,along Mercedes Avenue by Omor Street Mgbuka, Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, A Mack Trailer Conveying a Container with Registration number XS 254 ENU, driven by one Amuche Chinedu ‘M’ of Ugwunagbo LGA of Abia State lost control and knocked down two Tricycles with Registration numbers AAH 774 UW and AWK 191 QN ridden by one Sunday Agbafor ‘M’ aged 35yrs of Onuofia Igboeze in Onicha LGA of Ebonyi State and one Adidu Uchenna ‘M’ aged 39yrs of Ugwunagbo LGA of Abia State.As a result,the Trailer with the container fell into a deep erosion Pit while the Tricyclists together with the conductor of the truck one Chika surname and address unknown died on the spot.
Police patrol team led by DPO Ogidi Division CSP Mark Ijarafu visited the scene,corpses removed and deposited at Iyienu Hospital Morgue ogidi and cleared obstruction to enable free flow of traffic in the Area.
Meanwhile, the truck driver also sustained injuries and he is receiving treatment at the Hospital.
The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang,fdc commiserate with the bereaved families and ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident please.
SP Haruna Mohammed
PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.