JUST IN:Container Kills One In Anambra
One person killed as a loaded container falls at Eke-AWKA round about in Awka the Anambra state capital in the early hours of Sunday, November 19.
An eyewitness simply identified as Sylvanus works as an okada rider within the affected area.
He says the victim was a pedestrian who was at the wrong place at the wrong time.
The accident occurred just after midnight while election results were being collated at the INEC head office in awka.The driver of the trailer who survived claims he lost control while trying to turn at the round about.
The unsuspecting deceased reacted late and was hit on the head. Surprisingly, the owner of the boutique right in front of the accident scene has opened for business.
When Bounce News spoke to him; he expressed sadness over the incident and consoles the family of the deceased insisting that trailer drivers in the area have to be cautioned.
Bounce News also spoke to police officials who say the driver has been arrested and investigation has begun
The remains of the dead have been deposited at a morgue.
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