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WOMAN KNOCKED DOWN BY TRUCK AT LAKE OPPOSITE OANDO FUEL STATION ONITSHA




A fatal road traffic crash happened at Lake opposite OANDO fuel station by 1000 blocks before boromeo- round about Onitsha, today 12th February, 2021 at about 1250hrs.


Mr Ogbodo Uche Peter, driver of a Mark Truck with registration number AGB 338 YV knocked down a yet to be identified middle age woman walking along the road.


Eyewitness report reaching us indicates that the crash was due to Speeding.


Three (3) persons were involved in the Crash comprisses of (2 male adults and 1 female adult)


The female adult was rushed to Toronto hospital by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost. She was later confirmed dead by the Dr on duty and her body deposited at the Morgue.


The driver was apprehended and handed over to Nigeria Police.


The Sector Commander Anambra State *CC Andrew A Kumapayi FHNR* warned motorist to desist from speeding especially in built up areas. He advised that recommended speed limit of 50km/hrs should be applied in built up areas so as to guide against loss of control.





He also warn pedestrian to be watchful while walking along the road is better to walk on the left side of the roads facing on coming vehicle so as to guide against being knocked down by Speeding drivers.


SRC Florence N Edor

Sector Public Education Officer

For: Sector Commander Anambra State.

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