Tragedy struck in Aba as a truck driver has been crushed to death by a cargo train.
The tragic incident happened at about 10 p.m. on Friday, April 19th, at the railway crossing behind Eziukwu Market off Cemetery Road by Ogbonna Road in the commercial city of Aba.
Various reports have it that the truck got stuck on the rail track and was unable to start.
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The truck driver in Aba who was supposed to offload fish at a nearby cold store in the area, was outside the truck making attempt to fix his vehicle but jumped into the truck as soon as he saw the approaching cargo train, in a bid to remove it from the track.
However, he was unlucky as the train coming from Port Harcourt rammed into his vehicle, killing him on the spot.