Coca Cola Truck Crashes Into Drainage in Calabar

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by crossriverwatch admin

Scene of Coca Cola truck accident this afternoon in Calabar
Scene of Coca Cola truck accident this afternoon in Calabar

A truck laden with coca cola products this afternoon ended in the ditch when it developed break failure causing the driver to lose control and crashing into the drainage at the fence of the New Secretariat along Murtala Mohammed Highway, Calabar.

When crossriverwatch rushed to the scene, the driver who gave his name as Lanre; said the products were loaded at the Cocacola depot at Flour Mill. “We have nine stands in this truck with each containing forty eight crates of products and most of them are destroyed”.

The crash which did not witness any human fatality however left broken bottles littered all around the road and the fence of the New Secretariat with some of the broken bottles pointing very sharply and posing great danger to pedestrians and other road users.

At the time of filing this

Scene of Coca Cola truck accident this afternoon in Calabar
Scene of Coca Cola truck accident this afternoon in Calabar

report, there were no officials from both the Calabar Urban Development Authority and the Federal Road Safety Corps at the scene of the accident.

Mr. Ilem Okoi, a civil servant who was at the scene told crossriverwatch that, “Officials of Calabar Urban Development Authority and Road Safety Corps should insist on the company clearing the place of these sharp broken bottles”.

According to him, their experience in the past is that when crashes like these occur, “along here, after removing their truck, the broken bottles are left behind to inflict wounds on people especially the women who clean the streets” Okoi said

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