A 3-year-old boy whose mother died barely a year ago lost his own life in a ghastly motor accident while crossing the road for an errand in Enugu.
Vanguard reported that, the boy was crossing Aku street road, Ogui New Layout, Enugu, in the early hours of Friday, December 2, when a Toyota Sienna hit him in front of his grandmother.
The boy was later rushed to a private hospital where he gave up the battle for life. It was also gathered that the boy lost his mother on December 1, 2015 when she went to the market and slumped while he himself died in an accident on December 2, just a year and a day his mother died.
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An eyewitness who saw the boy when he was hit said: “I knew that he would not make it because he lost a lot of blood. I pity the child. The mother died just a year ago leaving him in the care of his grandmother who sells Akara (bean cake) for a living.”