A disaster was on Sunday averted as a truck load of granite drove into the drainage way following a brake failure in order to avoid killing other road users.
The incident which took place at about 5:02pm on 11/3/2018 at the ever busy Water Side Okpu Umuobo near the bridge Aba the commercial nerve centre of Abia state had the conductor trapped into the drainage while attempting to jump off. He was later rescued alive after the truck was fully offloaded and he was rushed to an undisclosed medical facility.
Abia Breaking News gathered that the area has in recent times been a flashpoint for auto crashes as a result of the slopy road.
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