1 killed by hit and run driver in Owerri road, Anambra 1

1 killed by hit and run driver in Owerri road, Anambra

An unidentified driver killed a yet to be identified man along Ihiala Owerri road at about 5pm on Wednesday, January 20.

According to eyewitness, the yet-to-be-identified man was found lying in the pool of his blood by the roadside after he was run over by an unidentified driver.

A rescue team from FRSC Ihiala Command was alerted and on getting to the scene, found the man lying in a pool of his own blood, and there was nothing to identify him with. He was taken to Arch Angel hospital where he was confirmed dead by the Doctor on duty, and his body has been deposited at a mortuary.

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The Sector Commander Anambra State CC Andrew A Kumapayi FHNR who confirmed the incident warned drivers to avoid speeding especially in built-up areas, they should use the maximum speed limit of 50km/hr. He also cautioned pedestrians to be watchful when walking along the road and not be distracted. They should use the safest means of crossing the road if need be.

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