Trailer Crushes 20 People To Death While Being Chased By The Police In Yola

Twenty people were feared killed today after a trailer loaded with farm produce crushed several tricycles at Vinikling bridge (Hayin Gada) in Yola, Adamawa State.
It was gathered that the accident was caused by some police officers who wanted the truck driver to give them money. At a point, the driver lost control and the truck began to crush all the tricycles in its path.
Victims of the accident who were crushed to death by the trailer being chased by police officers after its driver refused giving them money have been evacuated to a hospital in Yola. Daily Post reported that some residents of the community said the police told them they were chasing the truck driver for carrying goods suspected to be foreign rice.“But, there was no foreign rice in the truck, it was farm produce. The driver said they were chasing him for refusing to give them money at a checkpoint the police mounted,” a resident of the community, Umar Shehu said.

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