An Old man lost his life on Thursday in Rivers state after getting knocked down by a reckless truck driver. According to statement obtained by PoliticsNGR from the Rivers state police command, the truck driver is in custody but detectives are yet to identify the deceased.
The full statement reads;
The Rivers State Police Command wishes to inform the General Public that on 31st Oct 2017 at about 1714hrs a fatal motor accident was reported at Diobu Divisional Headquarters, Port Harcourt Rivers State, involving one Monday Udo ‘m’ aged 70yrs, address unknown, but said to be an indigene of Akwa Ibom State.
2. He was knocked down by one Onyeka Vincent ‘m’ a Truck driver in charge of Mack Truck with Reg. No. KPR 207 X who is currently in our custody. The unidentified corpse has been deposited in Sympathy Mortuary Port Harcourt.
3. The Command is passionately appealing to any person with useful information that can assist in reaching the relatives, to please contact the DPO Diobu on phone NO. 08035894189 or call the following security Nos. 08032003514, 08028915462.
Below is a photo of the unidentified body;