Fully Loaded Container Falls, Kills Woman On Anambra Road

January 20, 2023
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Truck accident

A 40-foot fully loaded container has fallen in Anambra State, causing mayhem.

The container was reported to have fallen on and crushed a woman on Thursday evening at Upper Iweka, by Obodoukwu junction of the Onitsha-Owerri Road, Anambra State.

The trailer which was carrying auto spare parts was said to be heading towards the Main Market, Onitsha when the accident happened.

The accident involved the trailer and two tricycles.

An eyewitness said as the driver of the trailer was navigating through the potholes on the road, he lost control and rammed into a tricycle at the front and the container it was carrying fell off and landed on another tricycle loading passengers by the roadside. Immediately, a woman who was already seated inside the tricycle was crushed to death.

The source said, “As the driver of the trailer was navigating through the potholes, he lost control of the vehicle and hit a tricycle in his front. The container it was carrying fell off and landed on another tricycle loading passengers by the roadside.

“Three persons were already seated inside the tricycle. While two of them escaped, the woman could not as the container fell on her and killed her instantly.”

The accident caused heavy gridlock around the area as motorists and commuters struggled with the remaining portion of the road.

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