No less than one particular person has died whereas seven are severely injured after a truck laden with plantain and candy potato skid off the Idomi street in Yakurr native authorities space of Cross River State.
The accident occurred final Friday. In accordance with a resident, who spoke to CrossRiverWatch :
“We have been in our compound stress-free exterior earlier than a driver with Hilux got here and knowledgeable us that an accident has occurred in Idomi street. We rushed to the scene,sadly one girl died on the spot whereas the remaining seven sustained critical accidents. We carried these injured to (the) Ugep basic hospital for remedy that very same night time.”
He known as on the state and federal governments to cease harassing residents who try and make the roads extra motorable,” he mentioned.
“Yesterday morning some youths who have been attempting to restore the street the place pushed by SARS. They fired thrice in the air and picked up the cash driver’s gave to them as appreciation. Our governments will not be attempting, they’re spending our cash, they can not restore our street,” the resident mentioned.
The corpse was evacuated on Saturday by an ambulance accompanied by two policemen.