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Lorry Crushes Teacher, Two Others In Onitsha

Lorry Crushes Teacher, Two Others In Onitsha

A teacher, a male cyclist and another man were killed by a lorry yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra State.

The accident occurred on the Onitsha- Enugu Expressway near the Building Materials Market, Ogidi.

An eyewitness said a lorry lost control and crushed a commercial motorcyclist carrying a teacher and the conductor of the lorry.

He said: “The lorry, Enugu YG 702 ENU, wanted to avoid hitting a car which came out from a filling station.

“The driver lost control, crushing the cyclist and his passenger.

“The lorry somersaulted several times and landed on the road median.”

The Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nteje Command, Sunday Joseph, confirmed the incident.

He said the bodies had been taken to the mortuary.

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