Soldier and Courier Crushed While Rescuing Accident Victim in Abuja

Two persons have been crushed by a truck which also injured four others in Dei-Dei area of Abuja.

Daily Trust reported that one of the deceased was a military man, while the other one was a courier rider. The victims were making effort to assist an accident victim when they were crushed by the truck.

An eyewitness, Sadiq Usman told the publication that the first incident involved a commercial motorcyclist and his passenger.

He said;

“The bike man escaped from the accident but his passenger was not so lucky as she fell off the bike.

“The military man who was in a commercial vehicle along with some passengers rushed to rescue the victim. The courier rider also parked his bike to rescue the victim.

“They were in the process of removing the victim when a speedy articulated truck ran over them.’’

Confirming the incident, the Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in charge of Zuba, Elizabeth Benedict also confirmed the incident, adding that four other persons sustained injuries.

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