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Three Dies As Truck Loses Control On Port Harcourt-Enugu Expressway (Photos)

Posted by Samuel on Fri 17th May, 2024 - tori.ng

According to Chinaka, the truck lost control while descending a slope, destroying two military barricades which he wanted to use to wedge the truck.

Port Harcourt-Enugu expressway

On Friday, May 17, the Abia  Police Command reported that an accident had claimed three lives along Port Harcourt-Enugu Expressway in Umueneochi Local Government Area of the State.

Abia  Police Public Relations Officer, Maureen Chinaka, announced this in a statement on Thursday, May 16.

According to Chinaka, the truck lost control while descending a slope, destroying two military barricades which he wanted to use to wedge the truck.

The statement reads: "On  15/05/2024 at about 22:30hrs, the Isiochi police divisional headquarters received a report of a fatal motor accident along Port Harcourt-Enugu Expressway, near Lekwesi Umuchieze in Umueneochi LGA of Abia State.

"Investigation into the incident revealed at about 19:45 hrs a Mac truck with registration number KGE 22, driven by Amaechi Chucks Nwankwo, a 35-year-old male from Obowo, Imo State, lost control while descending a slope at the aforementioned location and destroyed two military barricades which he wanted to use as wage to the truck. He eventually got to the third which is the police checkpoint at that location but collided with a stationary bus, resulting in the death of two passengers, injuring five others.

"The injured victims were taken to Christ the King Hospital at Ngodo Isiochi. Sadly, one of the injured persons identity yet unknown was confirmed dead.

"The accident scene has been visited, corpses deposited at the mortuary, admitted patients have been treated and discharged, accident vehicle have been pulled out of the Ditch and Driver in our custody. Normalcy has been restored to the area, but monitoring efforts continue as investigation is ongoing."



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