Trailer Crushes 16-year-old Girl in Auchi

Written by on March 11, 2015


A 16-year-old girl, identified Cynthia Nikoro, was on Tuesday crushed to death  in Auchi while crossing the Auchi-Okene Highway.

According to eye witness account, the 16-year-old-girl was knocked down around the popular Angle 90 Junction by an articulated truck conveying bags cements while attempting to cross the highway.

The eyewitness, Isaah Adamu, said the victim was crossing the road with her family members when the trailer hit her.

“The victim and her families where crossing from the Angle 90 Junction to the opposite side of the road when the trailer knock her down. The girl died on the spot,” he said.

He said it took the intervention of the Nigerian Police Force to disperse the angry youths who had already set the trailer ablaze, while the victim’s body was already taken to the mortuary by the official of the road safety.

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