A middle-aged man has been crushed to death by an articulated truck along Owerri road, Onitsha, Anambra state.
The accident which occurred around 6 pm on Sunday by Mgbuka first gate, involved the truck with three persons on board.
An eye witness said the deceased was crossing the road when he was hit by the truck driver who was driving against traffic.
He said the victim was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.
He said, “The driver with registration number KMC 41 XR had a fatal crash along Owerri road by Mgbuka first gate, 3rd January 2020 at about 1811hrs.
“Three persons were on board comprising 3 male adults. A male adult that was hit by the truck was rushed to an undisclosed hospital by good Samaritans before the arrival of the FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka, and was later confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.”
The FRSC boss warned motorists to obey traffic signals and desist from driving against traffic which can lead to a fatal crash.