Truck crushes man in Imo

FROM GEORGE ONYEJIUWA,OWERRI A middle aged man has been killed, while two others sustained serious injuries, when a trailer rammed into the perimeter fence of the Imo state Environmental Transformation Commission following a brake failure. This was just as properties worth millions of naira belonging to (ENTRACO) ranging from office furniture, television, refrigerators, documents, including part of the building were destroyed. According an eye witness account the truck with registration number XB 882 HAL, allegedly belonging to the Ibeto group and fully loaded with cement, crushed the man as it rammed into the walls of the Imo State Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO) located along Okigwe the road, in Owerri Metropolis.

He further disclosed that tragic incident happened about 12.30pm and that two other persons who were seriously injured were rushed to the Federal Medical Center, Owerri by a good Samaritan.

However, one of the staff of the commission was said to have escaped death by whiskers as he has just left his office a few minutes earlier before the truck rammed into his office.

Speaking with newsmen at the scene, the General Manager of ENTRACO, Emeka Osuoji narrated, I was in my office around 12noon when I had a loud noise and when I came out I saw the IBETO truck already destroyed part of my office.

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Truck crushes man in Imo

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