Richard Ginika Izuora
A truck has crushed seven persons in an accident in Benue State.
The incident reportedly occurred on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Gbatse community along Ugbema-Adikpo Road; Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State.
The victims include two lecturers of the University of Mkar, a wife of one of the lecturers and their three children.
The accident reportedly happened when the truck crushed a Toyota Camry car; with number plate, MKD 300 NH, in which the victims were occupants.
Eyewitnesses say the driver of the truck wanted to escape from a Police checkpoint when he rammed into the waiting car, killing all the occupants.
Some documents recovered from the scene of the accident identified the lecturers. They are Mr. Josua Leva of Mass Communication Department; as well as Mr. Moses Tarnongo, who along his wife and children died in the accident.