Sunday, December 22, 2013
[Photo] Mother & Daughter Crushed To Death By Truck Few Days To Her Wedding in Abia
Tragedy struck Thursday at Umuaka community, in Njaba local government area of Imo state as a middle age woman and her daughter were crushed to death by a truck.
The woman identified as Mrs. Joy Ihebie and daughter, Miss Anulika Ihebie from Umuduru Ekwe in Isu LGA of the state, were crushed by a truck conveying gravels to construction site along Orlu-Owerri road, Umuaka in Imo state.
An eye witness said that the late woman and her daughter were returning from the bank where they went to withdraw money meant for the payment of workers at the building site of her overseas-based son, who is a twin brother of the late Anulika?
Our correspondent also gathered that the deceased were riding on a motorcycle when a reckless motorcyclist attempted to overtake them but suddenly collided into their own motorcycle leading to the smashing of the mother and daughter by an on- coming truck.
According to the source, the reckless motorcyclist who was carrying a lady also skidded into the gutter leaving the young lady with a broken limb. But, the motorcyclist did not sustain injuries, according to the source.
The truck with registration number, AA 128 MBL (Abia State) was said to be conveying gravels from Okigwe to Njaba before the ugly incident occurred.
It was further gathered that the late Anurika’s death came less than one week before her traditional marriage ceremony which had been fixed for Christmas day, 25th December, 2013.
May their soul rest in peace, amen