JUST IN: Trailer Crushes Multiple People to Death at Police Checkpoint in Abia

At least 18 travelers feared dead in a crash on the Umuahia-Enugu axis of Port Harcourt-Enugu Highway Thursday morning. The accident occurred at a police checkpoint near Lokpanta in Abia State.

An 18-seater commercial bus awaiting police clearance was hit by a truck, killing the driver and all passengers. Eyewitness Mr. Bananas Okereke reported bodies still at the scene at 8:20 am.

He said: “The road is blocked by protesting bus drivers and other motorists who are asking that the policemen who caused the accident be brought back to the scene.”

“Colleagues of the bus driver and other road users have taken over the road, demanding Justice for the victims. They vowed to remain there until Governor Alex Otti visits the scene.”

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