[Graphic Photo] Unidentified man killed by hit and run driver in Anambra state


An unidentified man was reportedly killed by a hit and run driver along Ihiala Owerri road at about 5pm on Wednesday, January 20.

An eyewitness who was at the scene, disclosed that,  the yet-to-be-identified man was found lying in the pool of his blood by the roadside after he was run over by an unknown driver.

Confirming the incident, a rescue team from FRSC Ihiala Command was alerted to the scene, found the man lying in a pool of his own blood, and was taken to Arch Angel hospital where he was confirmed dead by the Doctor on duty, and his body was deposited at a mortuary.

The Sector Commander Anambra State CC Andrew A Kumapayi FHNR in a statement, warned drivers to avoid speeding especially in built-up areas, they should use the maximum speed limit of 50km/hr. He also cautioned pedestrians to be watchful when walking along the road and not be distracted.

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