Pregnant woman, one other, die in fatal tricycle accident in Aba

A pregnant woman and another passenger of a tricycle died on Tuesday following a fatal accident in Aba, Abia State.

According to reports, revenue agents working for Aba South Local Area Council where chasing a haulage truck when it collided with the tricycle along Ikot Ekpene road.

The pregnant woman and a passenger in the tricycle died on the spot while others were injured in the accident.

The injured passengers are in critical condition in a government hospital after being rejected by a private hospital because of the degree of injury that they sustained.

It was gathered that the revenue agents escaped after the accident. One of them reportedly dived into the waterside river. One of them was eventually caught by the mob while others escaped.

The crowd beat the man to stupor and would have set him ablaze had the police not intervened.


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