Hit-and-run driver crushes three in Kaduna

A hit and run truck driver crushed three people to death at Kujama in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state, at the weekend.

Daily Trust gathered that residents and road users traveling through Kujama saw the crushed bodies of the victims killed allegedly killed by a heavy duty truck.

An eye witness who does want her name mentioned said, “The victims were all on a motorcycle before the truck crushed them to death.”

She added that, “I was in another vehicle when I witnessed the incident, the truck hit the bike carrying the victims and they all fell as a result of the impact.

“The most confusing part of it is that after hitting them, the driver turned round, came back and crushed them before zooming off.”

The eyewitness however said that those who witnessed the incident were left in shock and could not even move to accost the driver or memorise details of the truck.

“When I saw how badly mutilated the bodies of the victims were, I was sweating profusely and people around assisted in taking off my jacket and a little first aid before I came back to my senses,” she recalled.

It was further learnt that it took the intervention of elders and opinion leaders to prevent the aggrieved youth of the community from blocking the ever busy Kaduna-Kachia highway protesting the action of the hit and run driver.


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