Truck kills mother and her children in Anambra
An articulated truck has killed a woman and her two children on Friday along Otolo/Okigwe road in Nnewi, Anambra State.The woman, a Bayelsa State indigene, was said to be on a motorcycle with her four kids when they were knocked down by the vehicle with registration number AWK- 575- ZW.
A witness, who identified himself as Theo, said the truck driver was on top speed when he suddenly lost control and rammed into the motorcycle. Anambra police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident.He said the woman and two of her kids lost their lives in the accident while the other two children were rescued.He added that the children were responding to treatment, while the driver was still at large.
“There was a fatal Motor vehicle and motorcycle accident along Otolo/Okigwe road in Nnewi LGA of Anambra State.“Accident involved a Mercedes 911 Tipper with REG number AWK- 575- ZW while on speed lost control and knocked down motorcycle rider one Blessing Iteshi ‘f’ of Ikwo in Ebonyi State alongside her four children.“Motor traffic personnel attached to Otolo division visited the scene and rushed the victim to Akwudo hospital for medical attention,” Mohammed said.The spokesperson also said the corpses had been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary for postmortem examination.
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