A woman and her daughter have been crushed to death by a truck at Umuaka in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State.
The woman identified as Mrs. Joy Ihebie and daughter, Miss Anulika Ihebie from Umuduru Ekwe in Isu LGA of the state, were crushed by the truck conveying gravels to construction site along Orlu-Owerri road, Umuaka.
Eye witnesses told 247ureports.com that the late woman were returning from the bank where they went to withdraw money meant for the payment of workers at the building site of her overseas-based son, who is a twin brother of late Anulika?
It was gathered that the deceased were riding on a motorcycle when a reckless motorcyclist attempted to overtake them through the right hand side only for the handle of the overtaking motorcycle to brush that of the deceased.
According to the eyewitnesses, this incident caused the Ihebies to lose control and fell directly in front of an on-coming truck which immediately smashed their brains to smithereens.
The reckless motorcyclist who was carrying a lady, also skidded into the gutter, leaving the young lady with a broken limb. But, the motorcyclist did not sustain injuries,
The truck with registration number, AA 128 MBL(Abia State) was said to be conveying the gravels from Okigwe before the incident occured.
The late Anurika’s death, it was gathered, came less than one week before her traditional marriage ceremony which was scheduled to hold on Christmas day.