Trailer crushes tricycle driver to death in Abia


A Trailer loaded with Cement on Wednesday crushed a yet to identified commercial Tricycle driver to death on mission road in Umuahia the Abia State Capital.

According to an eye softness who identified himself as Ikechukwu, said the deceased was hit down by a trailer while he was trying to avoid being crushed by the Trailer.

He said,” The deceased was being assisted by another Tricycle driver to toll his machine to the mechanic workshop. But as they descending the hill the rope they used in tolling the victim’s Tricycle cut and deceased jumped down from the tricycle to escape from the Trailer which was coming behind him but, unfortunately, he was hit by the Trailer”.

It was gathered that the men of Federal Road Safety Corps later arrived the scene and took the remains of the deceased was seen to the morgue.

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