Thursday, March 19, 2020

Driver crushes 3 women in Rivers

A hit and run truck driver in the early hours of Wednesday crushed to death three women at Oyigbo in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State.

The incident occurred at the popular Ukwube market where hundreds of women converted some part of the road as a makeshift stall to display their wares.

A witness account had it that the incident happened around 5.30am in the morning.

The eye witness, who spoke anonymously, said that the incident occurred when the driver of the truck pulled a reverse gear and rammed its tyres on the victims, killing them on the spot.

The witness said as soon as the incident occurred the driver of the vehicle took to his heels abandoning the victims.

When contacted, Rivers state Police Command spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, said the police are on the trail of the driver of the vehicle.