A motorcyclist lost his life on Saturday during an accident involving a truck at Akwaeze in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Andrew Kumapayi, Anambra Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Awka.
Kumapayi said the accident, which occurred at about noon, was caused by speeding and wrongful overtaking.
He said: “The crash involved an unidentified driver of a Mercedes Benz 911 truck with registration number KPP273XD, and an unidentified rider of a Kymco motorcycle with registration number AKL172QN.
“Eyewitness report indicates that the crash occurred while the speeding motorcyclist tried to overtake the truck and was crushed by the truck driver.