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Driver kills pregnant woman in hit-and-run incident

18 May 2016, 18:37

Lagos - An unidentified pregnant woman was killed instantly when she was struck by a vehicle at Okpoko Junction, near Upper Iweka area of Onitsha, Anambra State, Vanguard reports.

The driver of the vehicle failed to help the victim or even remain at the scene of the crime as he inexplicably drove off immediately after killing the unidentified woman.

Also read: Fuel price hike: ASUU begins indefinite strike

Eye witnesses say that the woman was struck by a speeding car as she was crossing a busy expressway.

Members of the public are now calling upon both the federal and Anambre State governments to build a pedestrian walkway to prevent similar tragedies happening in the future.

For more on this story, visit Vanguard.

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