Sunday, July 12, 2015

Truck crush couple and their son to death in Anambra

Tragedy struck on Sunday around Anambra State Government House, Awka, after a trailer overran a couple and one of their sons vehicle crushing them to death .                                       
Punch gathered that the couple, with their four children, were travelling to their base in Enugu after spending the weekend in their Enugu Ukwu home town in Anambra State when they met their death about 40 kilometres to their destination.
The head of the family, who died in the crash, was identified as Mr. Ikechukwu Odinegwe.
According to eyewitnesses, the couple stopped to refill their car at a filling station at Agu Awka, when a trailer on a high speed rammed into the victims’ car, making its way out of the fuel station.
Passersby and officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission battled strenuously to bring our the occupants of the car.
The bodies of couple and  their first son were brought from the vehicle dead while three of their children were in critical condition and were rushed to a nearby hospital.
The trailer driver fled after the crash which occurred at about 2pm.
Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Uche Eze, told our correspondent on the telephone on Sunday that he had not been briefed on the accident.



  1. OMG God.. Sad news.

  2. I had no choice than to shed tears when I heard about this news. I really feel for the innocent children who lost their parents in such a tragic incident. May God come to their aid