An auto mechanic identified as Ala Owerri, who was trying to jump out of a moving trailer suspected to be carrying palliatives was crushed to death on Saturday, 24th October at Aroma Junction, Awka in Anambra state
Eye witness told Daily Trust that the victim jumped into the moving vehicle with the thought of getting his share of the palliative but later jumped out at Aroma Junction and met his untimely death as he was crushed by the same vehicle
It was later found out that some trailers were used to transport COVID-19 palliatives from the warehouse where it was kept at Agu Awka to another location to avoid looting.
Some youths who got the information, went after the trailers and made way with food items they laid hold of.
An eyewitness identified as Okey Uche said the driver of the vehicle was not aware that somebody jumped into his vehicle and never knew when the man jumped back out.