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Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by UDOKABESTLUV(m): 10:20pm On Oct 11
Update From NAIJA COVER . COM

From The Information Reaching NAIJACOVER Desk, A University of Mkar lecturer, Moses Tarnongo, his wife and three children were killed in a ghastly accident in Benue State.

Two other persons including another University of Mkar lecturer, Joshua Leva also lost their lives in the accident which occurred on Saturday evening, October 10, at Gbatse community along Ugbema-Adikpo road in Ushongo local government area of the state, NaijaCover Reports.

The University Registrar, Rev. Emmanuel Astor, who confirmed the incident on Sunday in Makurdi, said Moses Tarnong was killed alongside his wife and three children. The two lecturers were from the department of Mass Communication.

The registrar said the victims were on transit to Adikpo, Kwande Local Government Area to see a one cleric when the incident happened.

According to eye-witness account Who Notify NAIJACOVER, a trailer truck rammed into a stationary Toyota car with registration number MKD-300-NH, crushing the seven occupants to death.

The witness claimed that the driver of the truck purchased a fairly used car and kept it aboard and was about dodging a police check-point when he rammed into the Toyota car. Reports said it took hours to bring out the bodies from the crushed vehicle, NaijaCover Reports.

Confirming the incident, FRSC Public Enlightenment Officer in the state, DRC Joyce Akura, said the incident occurred along Ugbemea-Adikpo road late Saturday.

Akura said that the accident involved two vehicles – a truck with registration number WKR 496 XA and a Toyota car with registration number MKD 300 NH, adding that 12 passengers were involved in the crash.

She explained that seven passengers were confirmed dead, one was injured and was receiving treatment, while the remaining four escaped unhurt.

The FRSC official said the cause of the accident had yet to be ascertained, adding that the corps would conduct a “crash investigation’’ to determine the cause of the crash.

“Twelve passengers were involved in the crash; nine were males, three females. The accident was between two vehicles, a MAN-diesel truck with registration number WKR 496 XA and a Toyota car with registration number MKD 300 NH,’’ she said.

She said the dead bodies had already been deposited at a morgue in Ushongo.

Meanwhile, Governor Samuel Ortom has sent heartfelt condolences to families of the victims, the management, staff and students of University of Mkar.

He described the incident as devastating and urged relevant agencies to investigate the unfortunate development.

Governor Ortom prays for the repose of the souls of the departed and consoles the bereaved families to look unto God for strength to bear the pain of losing their loved ones.

See The Graphic Photos As Obtained By NAIJACOVER Below:

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Source: NAIJA COVER BLOG

Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by DenreleDave(m): 10:22pm On Oct 11
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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by UDOKABESTLUV(m): 10:25pm On Oct 11
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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by UDOKABESTLUV(m): 10:27pm On Oct 11
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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by csn01: 10:27pm On Oct 11
Blood of Jesus

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by Karlovich: 10:31pm On Oct 11
#END RECKLESS DRIVING

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by Pfunds: 10:49pm On Oct 11
This is Ember month and everyone has to be careful for his or her precious life , God save us

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by Saig: 10:51pm On Oct 11
This is gory and heartbreaking! God console the families, colleagues and friends

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by SamuelTurner(m): 2:30am On Oct 12
God will protect everyone of us

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by tit(f): 4:32am On Oct 12
Karlovich:
#END RECKLESS DRIVING

Nope.
Why should a highway be blocked?
Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by orisa37: 6:33am On Oct 12
What a Disaster?

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by niyilolawa34798: 6:40am On Oct 12
This is golly and touching! God console the children, fellow and acquaintances

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by mightyhazel: 7:02am On Oct 12
Tragic... a whole family. Nothing to life

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by MikeMicheal(m): 11:17am On Oct 12
There goes the end of one generation.

Probably the sins of their grandparents got to them.
Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by Rugaria: 11:17am On Oct 12
Maximum disaster

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by thesilentman(m): 11:17am On Oct 12
RIP
On a more sober note,i reckon that if there is truely destiny as many believe,why dont we just live our lives the way we care and damn the consequence?I mean why trouble oneself to be happy in life when one God up there has something else in store for you.
It's just so so unfair!

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by Prodigee: 11:17am On Oct 12
OP you suppose put graphic na

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by Kingpele(m): 11:18am On Oct 12
Chai Jesus Christ,when we see this kind of death ,you want to blame this truck drivers ,we have in this country,they always feel invincible and so become careless and reckless in driving..this how this family was thrown in sudden mourning...we need to repent of our sins and give our lives to christ

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by wonuks(m): 11:18am On Oct 12
cry

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by foxxydude: 11:18am On Oct 12
Benue state agaaaaaain shocked
Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by rocky95: 11:18am On Oct 12
Na bad governance we go soon protest against , all are roads are filled with potholes , it's high time FG starting doing the right thing before them go yarn say bloody civilians want take over government grin

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by DamonSalvatore: 11:18am On Oct 12
Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by englishmart(m): 11:18am On Oct 12
Nothing just happens.

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by sylve11: 11:19am On Oct 12
Gory!

May their souls journey well. sad cool

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Re: Truck Crushes University Lecturer, His Wife And Three Children To Death In Benue by DamonSalvatore: 11:19am On Oct 12
Sad

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