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Imo State Fatal Crash: Two men dead, six people injured in a truck accident

A truck carrying chippings lost control and entered a market killing two men injuring six people in Imo state on Saturday morning 1st May, 2021.

The RTC occurred around 12 noon, at Nkwommiri market, near Nwangele River Umuozu community.

According to police statement, the truck was coming from Ebonyi state when it lost control due to break failure as it descended a hill.

The driver crashed into two motor vehicles and one keke and all of dem fall inside the river and the chippings poured on some victims.

The Sector commander of Federal Road safety Corp Imo state sector command, ACC Adekoye Joshua, told BBC Pidgin that the injured were rushed to the hospital while the dead were taken to mortuary.

He added that the road was clear for other motorists to use while confirmed they had arrested the driver.