An unidentified man believed to be in his 30s was on Tuesday crushed to death in Aba, Abia State, by a trailer.
The incident happened beside Luxury Hotels, along Aba-Owerri road, in the commercial city.
The trailer, driven by one Boniface Okonkwo, was said to have hit the victim, resulting in his death.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of Abia State Police Command, ASP Maureen Chioma Chinaka, confirmed the development to reporters.
The PPRO, who said that the corpse of the accident victim had been evacuated by Policemen from the Aba division, however, said investigations have commenced on the matter.
She added that the result of the investigation would reveal the details of how the accident happened.