No fewer than two people killed and 8 person sustained various degrees of injuries in a ghastly accident that happened on the 1st of May 2021 in Imo State.
SP Ikeokwu Godson Orlando, Imo State Public Relations officer who disclose the incident in statement, said the accident happen at about noon.
He said "On the 01/05/21, at about noon, a MACK truck loaded with chippings, driven by one KINGSLEY OKWUDILI "M", coming from Ebonyi state to Orlu, on getting to Nkwo mmiri, market, as a result of break failure, ran into two vehicles, (MITSUBISHI BUS) and one TRICYCLE, as a result of which the three vehicles including the truck, fell into the stream. While the chippings poured on some people.
Sequel to that operatives of the DIVISIONAL POLICE HQRS, NWANGELE moved to the scene, and rescued ten affected persons, on getting to the hospital two of the victims , where confirmed dead, while eight others with various degree of injuries were taken in for treatment.
Meanwhile, the driver has been taking
into custody as investigation has commenced."