By Patrick Obia
A middle aged man on Monday, 8 November, 2021 escaped death in Calabar, the Cross River State capital after a tree branch broke off from its trunk, landing on his Toyota Camry.
The Toyota Camry which was coming from Zone 6 Police station axis to Mobil filling station by MCC along the Murtala Mohammed Highway when the incident occurred at Calabar-Calabar roundabout beside Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital at about 5:35pm.
The driver of the Camry who was thankful to God his life was not cut short by the roadside tree many have complained are too old.
Recall that, on September 8, 2020, eight people narrowly escaped death as tree crushed on a commercial mini bus at Beebosco junction, just few metres away from the recent scene.
At the time of filing this report, gridlock greets both lane of the road with no sight of Ministry of Environment as good Samaritans try to make way for the vehicle trapped and free flow of traffic.
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