Two persons were reportedly killed in an auto crash at the popular Jakpa Junction in Uvwie Council Area of Delta State.
A lady who was identified simply as Josephine and a yet-to-be identified tricycle operator were crushed to death by a truck, laden with products of a popular brewing company.
It was gathered that the tragic incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 29.
The truck was said to have bumped into a pavement were some market women displayed their goods, crushing two tricycles in the process.
Residents and traders in the area alleged that the deceased, populary known as Madam 2 o`clock, was trying to buy something when she was knocked down by the trailer.
She reportedly died on the spot while the tricycle operator died later that night, The Nation reports.
The vehicles were reportedly damaged beyond repairs. The driver of the truck reportedly absconded after the accident.
Curiously, the number plate on the truck, both in front and back, were conspicuously missing.