In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 11th, October, 2020

Horror! Truck Crushes College Lecturer, His Spouse And Three Youngsters To Dying In Benue (Pictures)

Horror! Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue (Photos)

Scene of the accident

In what is going to come throughout as a very heartbreaking improvement, a Nigerian college lecturer has been killed in an accident.

The College of Mkar lecturer, Moses Tarnongo, his spouse and three youngsters have been killed in a ghastly accident in Benue State.

Two different individuals together with one other College of Mkar lecturer, Joshua Leva additionally misplaced their lives within the accident which occurred on Saturday night, October 10, at Gbatse group alongside Ugbema-Adikpo street in Ushongo native authorities space of the state.

The College Registrar, Rev. Emmanuel Astor, who confirmed the incident on Sunday in Makurdi, stated Moses Tarnong was killed alongside his spouse and three youngsters. The 2 lecturers have been from the division of Mass Communication.

The registrar stated the victims have been on transit to Adikpo, Kwande Native Authorities Space to see a one cleric when the incident occurred.

Based on eye-witness account, a trailer truck rammed right into a stationary Toyota automobile with registration quantity MKD-300-NH, crushing the seven occupants to loss of life.

The witness claimed that the motive force of the truck bought a reasonably used automobile and stored it aboard and was about dodging a police check-point when he rammed into the Toyota automobile. Reviews stated it took hours to convey out the our bodies from the crushed car.

Confirming the incident, FRSC Public Enlightenment Officer within the state, DRC Joyce Akura, stated the incident occurred alongside Ugbemea-Adikpo street late Saturday.

Akura stated that the accident concerned two autos – a truck with registration quantity WKR 496 XA and a Toyota automobile with registration quantity MKD 300 NH, including that 12 passengers have been concerned within the crash.

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She defined that seven passengers have been confirmed useless, one was injured and was receiving remedy, whereas the remaining 4 escaped unharmed.

The FRSC official stated the reason for the accident had but to be ascertained, including that the corps would conduct a “crash investigation’’ to find out the reason for the crash.

“Twelve passengers have been concerned within the crash; 9 have been males, three females. The accident was between two autos, a MAN-diesel truck with registration quantity WKR 496 XA and a Toyota automobile with registration quantity MKD 300 NH,’’ she stated.

She stated the useless our bodies had already been deposited at a morgue in Ushongo

In the meantime, Governor Samuel Ortom has despatched heartfelt condolences to households of the victims, the administration, employees and college students of College of Mkar.

He described the incident as devastating and urged related companies to analyze the unlucky improvement.

Governor Ortom prays for the repose of the souls of the departed and consoles the bereaved households to look unto God for energy to bear the ache of dropping their family members.

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