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Fuel Truck Claims Six Lives In A Fatal Accident

Six peoples life has been claimed in a ghastly accident that took place in the early hour of Monday in Akwa Ibom state, along Ntak Nyang village.

The accident which involved a fuel truck and 2 tricycle resulted into burning after collision, causing both the vehicle, the tricycle and the passengers to burn beyond recognition.

The sad incident was have said to happened on the road which is yet to be completed by the state government.

An eye witness claimed that, the accident happened because road users were using a particular side of the road, both the going and coming vehicle manage one side of the road.

It was learnt that while the fuel truck was approaching, the tricycles ran into it directly resulting to loss of live and properties.

But on the account of the FRSC (Federal Road Safety Corps) state commander, Mr Ogah Ochi said, that based on their own investigation, the truck that was involved in the accident was actually two, but one of the truck ran away.

Sadly, the truck that caused the accident when he was trying to overtake at that point was the one that ran away. The other truck rammed into the tricycle while trying to escape from the said truck.

May their soul rest in peace

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FRSC Federal Road Safety Ntak Nyang Ogah Ochi


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