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Sad News as Man got hit by a truck

A young man was on Saturday seriously injured after being knocked down by a tipper driver along Onitsha-Awka Expressway, Onitsha, Anambra State.

The incident which occurred around 1pm near a gas station, involved two vehicles, a Mercedes Benz truck and a Lexus Jeep.

According to eyewitnesses, the victim, the driver of the Jeep was hit by the truck while attempting to force the driver to stop after his truck allegedly scratched his vehicle.

The Nation gathered that the victim was rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate medical attention.

Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Pascal Anigbo confirmed the incident.

He said, “Three male adults and Two vehicles, a Mercedes Benz Truck with registration number UGB654ZQ and a Lexus Jeep with registration number NSH865FM where involved in the crash.

“The injured victim was rushed to Toronto Hospital, Upper Iweka, for immediate medical attention, by FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Outpost.

“The vehicles and other victims were handed over to police operatives from Inland Police Station Onitsha, for further investigation.

“The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, Andrew A. Kumapayi strongly warns drivers against driving above stipulated speed limits and all forms of dangerous driving.

“Drivers should drive with maximum concentration and most tolerate other road users.”

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