Military Officer Making an attempt to Overtake Truck Crushed to Loss of life In Calabar
A deadly accident has claimed the lifetime of a Lance Corporal of the Nigerian military in Calabar.
In accordance with Vanguard, the unhappy incident occurred within the early hours of at present.
It was gathered that the sufferer recognized as Lance Corporal Hassan Haruna, was an officer of the Nigerian Military with the Amphibious Coaching Faculty, ATS in Calabar, Cross River State capital.
The sufferer who was recognized as Lance Corporal Hassan Haruna died on the spot because of the affect from the accident as he sustained critical head damage throughout the accident which led to his dying.
Vanguard realized that the tragic incident occurred on Monday at about 7:25am at Ikot Ansa Bus Cease alongside Muritala Mohammed Freeway, Calabar Municipality LGA.
An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity instructed Vanguard that the Military officer was making an attempt to overhaul the truck which belongs to Flour Mills (Niger Mills) when the truck rammed into him, crushing him to dying on the spot.
The truck was coming from eight miles and was on the pace lane. Instantly I noticed the military man on a bike rushing, I had a premonition that one thing dangerous will occur .
“It was like a dream,in a twinkle of a watch I heard a loud vehicular break sound and everybody began shouting and screaming Jesus!! Jesus!!.
“Earlier than we may look forward, we noticed the military officer mendacity lifeless in his uniform. At first, we have been praying for him to be alive however those that tried to assist him confirmed he was already dying because of the affect from the truck, as a result of his cranium was badly affected .
“The truck driver ran away instantly he hit the soldier however he was later arrested round Calabar-Calabar (RCC) round-about.
Nonetheless the dying of the soldier sparked anger amongst his colleagues they usually began arresting truck drivers from Flour Mill as lots of them determined to remain of the Muritala Mohammed freeway.
One other eyewitness mentioned: ”Some troopers got here right here after the incident and carried the lifeless physique of the military man. They arrested one of many Flour Mills truck driver that was additionally coming into the city and took him away. They later got here again with him and took him alongside his truck.
“Now, all vans belonging to Flour Mills, after they heard in regards to the incident, they began packing by the roadside. You’ll be able to see about three vans lining up the street already. Nobody desires to drive due to the concern of being arrested by the Military”, he mentioned .