Dangote Truck Crushes Six Along Calabar Ikom Highway

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by crossriverwatch admin

Accident scene with the dead lying on the ground
Accident scene with the dead lying on the ground

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Governor Liyel Imoke at the scene of the accident
Governor Liyel Imoke at the scene of the accident

Senator Liyel Imoke, the Cross River State governor on Friday morning had to pull over his convoy to behold the tragic scene in which a coffin maker and five other persons were crushed to death by a Dangote truck at Orira village, Biase LGA along the Calabar Ikom – Highway.

The truck with registration number, Enugu KEM 560 XC laden with cement from the Unicem factory at Mfamosing was speeding towards Ikom when the driver lost control and ran over a Volkswagen car on its way to Calabar and was swept off the road and crashed through a coffin shop taking the coffin maker who was in the shop at the time under its tires.

The driver of the Volkswagen car and four passengers including the coffin maker were killed on the spot while the driver of the truck escaped into the bush and at the time of filling this report was yet to be seen.

Senator Imoke who was on his way to Etung in the Central Senatorial District of the state for Hon. Owan Enoh’s fathers burial, had to pull over his convoy and instructed some of his security aides to assist in extricating the body of the coffin maker which was stuck beneath the tyres of the truck.

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