A hit and run truck driver yesterday, March 18 crushed three women to death at Oyigbo in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The incident occurred at the popular Ukwube market at around 5.30am in the morning, when the driver of the truck pulled a reverse gear and rammed its tyres on the victims, killing them on the spot.
The driver of the vehicle reportedly took to his heels. Spokesperson of the Rivers state Police Command spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident, said the police are on the trail of the driver of the vehicle.
However, one Ufomba Kingsley, who gave an update said that the truck driver was later caught by angry youths and handed over to the police.