The protesters set up roadblocks during the morning hours of Tuesday, May 15 after the student was hit by a moving truck. They have also frequently accused truck drivers of recklessness plying the road. The protesters set the truck involved in the accident ablaze and set up roadblocks. The death of the 22-year-old student identified as Washington Johnson is the latest death from a motor vehicle accident in the city. “And I think if there was police checkpoint to monitor the various cars, especially the truck drivers, who are constantly violating, accidents like this would have been avoided,” he added.
Source: Front Page Africa May 16, 2018 03:56 UTC