BreakingNews 3/12/16 - Newspaper vendor crushed to death in Port Harcourt

[ Masterweb Reports: Victor Edozie reports ] - A newspaper vendor known as  Emmanuel Samson was yesterday  crushed to death by a company vehicle along Abacha Road in New GRA, Port Harcourt. Two other persons  were injured when the driver, who was said to be driving against traffic, suddenly moved out of the main road and rammed into stalls of newspaper vendors.

 

The driver of the Hilux van was immediately arrested by policemen who arrived at the scene, while efforts made to identify the company were futile.   A witness said Samson’s body was later taken to a morgue.

 

The state police spokesman, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, said he had not been briefed on the accident while the spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Rivers State Sector Command, Mr. John Michael, warned drivers to stop driving against traffic.
 Michael also advised motorists not to join security vehicles in flouting traffic rules by driving against traffic.

 

Victor Edozie reports from Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

 

*Photo Caption - As seen.

 
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