Truck crushes lecturers, wife, three children to death

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OrijoReporter.com, University of Mkar Benue State
Deceased lecturers

Two lecturers in University of Mkar, Benue State: Joseph Leva; and Moses Tarnongo and five others, four of whom are Tarnongo’s wife and three children have been killed by a truck.

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Their demises occurred at Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue along Ugbema-Adikpo Road after the truck driver in his attempt to evade police arrest rammed the vehicle into a Toyota Camry they were in, killing them in the process.

“The accident was caused by dangerous driving from the truck driver, who was trying to dodge a checkpoint. He crushed the occupants of the Toyota Camry, killing seven people and injuring one,” the Benue State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Aliyu Baba said.

 

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