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Deadly crash kills one policeman, injures two

31 December 2015, 10:40

Abuja - A sand-laden tipper is reported to have killed one policemen while injuring two others at the Tarzan junction on the Onitsha-Eugu Expressway.

Although it was previously believed that the tipper rammed into the men, killing them instantly, one source has disclosed that one of the men died while the other two were merely injured, Punch reports.

The accident took place when the tipper's brakes failed, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

Also read: Abuja motorist, companion die in fiery crash

Hassan Musa, Division Police Officer at the Ogidi Command, confirmed the incident, saying that one of the officials lost his life while the other two are currently being treated at a hospital in the area.

The driver of the vehicle has been confirmed to currently be in police custody.

Read more at Punch

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