A middle-aged man has been confirmed useless in an accident involving a truck on Onitsha-Owerri freeway in Onitsha, Anambra late on Saturday.
Mr Andrew Kumapayi, Federal Street Security Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander, who confirmed the event to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Sunday stated the crash concerned a Mark truck with registration quantity, JJJ 660 XB.
In line with an eyewitness, the crash was resulting from break failure which made the truck roll again and crush a person who was strolling on the street.
“FRSC rescue group from Higher Iweka Outpost rushed the sufferer to Toronto Hospital in Onitsha. He was later confirmed useless by the physician on obligation and his physique deposited on the morgue.”
The sector commander stated that the driving force of the truck had been handed over to the police for additional investigation.
Whereas condoling with the household of the deceased, Kumapayi warned motorists, particularly truck drivers to place their autos so as, saying that the FRSC had began clamping down on rickety autos.
He additionally suggested pedestrians to be safety-conscious earlier than crossing highways.
Truck kills man in Onitsha