A man identified as Mr. Okechukwu Odinigwe alongside his wife and eldest son were, on Sunday squashed by speeding truck carrying a container in Awka.
The victim who hails from Enugu ukwu, Njikoka LGA was heading to Enugu when the sad incident occurred. Eye witnesses say that the truck was overspending when it ran into the move Toyota camry driven by the deceased. However, the driver of the truck, on seeing the damage that had happened, took to his heels.
Meanwhile, three other children in the car;a six month old baby, a four year old boy and seven year old girl survived the accident are currently being treated for critical conditions at the Regina Caeli Hospital.