A deadly accident at Nkwo Mmiri Market in Nwangele Native Authorities Space of Imo on Saturday claimed two lives and injured no fewer than eight individuals.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Imo, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed this to newsmen mentioned a MACK truck loaded with chippings and pushed by one Kingsley Okwudili rammed into two automobiles, a bus and a tricycle when its brakes failed.

He mentioned all three automobiles fell into the close by river whereas the contents of the truck poured on individuals close by.

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Orlando mentioned out of the ten rescued individuals, two had been confirmed lifeless upon arrival on the hospital whereas the driving force was taken into custody.

“A MACK truck loaded with chippings, pushed by one Kingsley Okwudili on attending to Nkwo Mmiri market, bumped into two automobiles by 12:00 midday on account of brake failure.

“The influence pushed the truck and the opposite two automobiles right into a stream close by.

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“Sequel to that, 10 affected individuals had been rescued however on attending to the hospital two of the victims had been confirmed lifeless whereas eight others with numerous levels of harm had been taken in for remedy.

“In the meantime, the driving force has been taken into custody as investigations have commenced,” the PPRO mentioned.

Truck kills two, injure eight in Imo market accident


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