Saturday, July 13, 2013

7 Killed as Petrol tanker, Trailers Crash in Onitsha (PHOTO)

7 Killed as Petrol tanker, Trailers Crash in Onitsha (PHOTO)


Seven people were crushed to death Iweka axis in the commercial city of Onitsha when a gasoline tanker truck, a truck belonging to Dangote Group and other containers carrying falls 40 feet in the city.
Saturday Sun realized that the first tanker with registration number XG 613 AKR failed to brake against the Toronto along Asaba-Onitsha Expressway hospital destroy people, especially motorists along the area High Iweka never busy.
However, as the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC still busy evacuating the corpses, a tractor-trailer carrying 40-foot containers with the registration number XA353 GGU and another trailer carrying cement Dangote also failed Brake an d destroyed other road users.
The first incident killed two men and a woman who was returning home after a day's work
while the second and third incidents killed a commercial motorcyclist and his passenger were tortured beyond recognition.
In his experience, which survived the second accident in a vehicle with registration number DL486ENU who claimed anonymity said miraculously escaped the loss of trailer brake and busy destroying their victims of Toronto hospital in Upper Iweka foot overview.
"I came back to my office, a lawyer, when I arrived at the High Iweka, I saw a terrible traffic jam, I think that a tanker-truck brakes failed and ruined the people region. I also see that vehicles parked on the street, when suddenly I was in a jam, I heard a terrible noise, before I could know what was happening, two trailers carrying containers and cement lost brakes and began to destroy the "
He also said:" I can not get out of my car because I love people watching until I heard a big explosion and I 'I thought I was dead, it was the people who came and took me out, but so far I can not really say what really happened to me, but everyone who saw me out of the car told me to give thanks to my God "
Another witness who gave his name Dozie Okonkwo, a bus driver said that the only woman who died in incident was a daily collector of money that has been closed for the day and was on his way back to his home in Old Road,
"It is time to get into our bus, I told him that the price of N70, he jumped because he wanted a quite expensive, not long ago, it came to pass, when we rush, it was destroyed, his body is destroyed, it only fabric that some people used to recognize the meat is distributed across "
But first, a tanker is said to come from a gas station service where it was distributed products in the commercial city of Onitsha and was on his way to Port Harcourt when the driver had lost control of the vehicle, slid off the road and people were destroyed.
Onitsha Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Mr. Anthony Meta could not comment on the incident because he refused to take his calls. An officer who does not want his name in print confirmed the incident and said he personally led his team to remove the body to the morgue and took the injured to the Toronto Hospital for medical care.

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