A man who was simply identified as Ala Owerri has died in Anambra state, Daily Trust reports.
The man died on Saturday while he was trying to jump out of a trailer suspected to be carrying food items at the popular Aroma junction, Awka, Anambra state.
According to an eyes witness, the victim who is a mechanic jumped into a moving trailer thinking that truck was carrying food items and on getting to Aroma junction jumped out of the moving trailer and was crushed by the trailer.
The man had gone to the SEMA officer earlier to cart away noodle cartons.
He sighted the trailer on the road and jumped onboard only to find charcoal.
He jumped back out and was crushed by the trailer tyres.
His stomach was torn open and his legs broke under the weight of the vehicle.
A mob set the trailer on fire.
Okey Uche said the driver of the trailer never knew that somebody jumped into his vehicle and was not aware when the man jumped back out.
He said that Ala owerri killed himself and nobody should blame the driver for the death.