Truck driver kills septuagenarian, one other in Anambra

Emma Elekwa, Onitsha

Two individuals had been on Sunday crushed to loss of life by an articulated truck alongside Orlu street, Ihiala in Anambra State.

The deceased, a 71-year outdated and 65-year outdated had been stated to be on a bike after they had been knocked down by the truck driver.

The Nation gathered that they had been shortly rushed to a close-by hospital the place they had been confirmed useless by the physician on obligation.

Confirming the incident, Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed stated the suspect has been arrested, including that the case was being investigated.

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“One Ekene Agusi ‘m’ of Amafor Oru West LGA of Imo State, driver of a Mercedes benz truck with registration quantity XE 254 AWK knocked down alongside Orlu street Ihiala a Mate CY80 Motorcycle with Registration quantity KPP 192 QA.

“As a end result, the rider and a pillion sustained various levels of accidents.

“Police operatives hooked up to Motor Traffic Department Ihiala Division visited the scene and rushed the victims specifically Cyprian Nwaigwe ‘m’ aged 71years and Ikechukwu Nwabia ‘m’ aged 65years to our woman of Lourdes hospital for medical consideration however had been licensed useless by a medical physician whereas receiving therapy.

“Corpse deposited at the hospital mortuary for postmortem examination.”

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