By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka
A wheel barrow pusher has been crushed to death by a Dangote Truck at Onitsha, Anambra State.
The accident which occurred around 9:55am on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 was caused by a Dangote Truck with no registration number near Zenith Bank, along Onitsha-Owerri road.
According to eyewitnesses, the Truck driver slipped out of his lane due to excessive speeding and crushed a pedestrian who is well known in the community triggering the anger of the youths who immediately revenged by setting the truck ablaze when the driver was no where to be found.
FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost was immediately mobilized for rescue operations only to be intercepted by the angry youths who took the Corpse of the victim away.
The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, Andrew A. Kumapayi in his condolences to the deceased family adviced pedestrians to always use the pedestrian bridges where available.
He also warned motorists especially truck drivers to abide by the stipulated speed limits in built-up areas to avoid unnecessary road traffic Crashes.