A middle-aged man narrowly escaped demise on Saturday after falling off from Upper Iweka Fly Overbridge, Onitsha, Anambra state.
The guy turned into said to have tried suicide around 4.15 pm after allegedly jumping down from the flyover following news of general lockdown by using the state authorities.
A resident of the location who preferred not to be mentioned stated he saw the frame of the man lying lifeless even as driving bypass the vicinity.
“They stated the man just committed suicide by leaping from the Upper Iweka Flyover right now he had news of general lockdown by means of the Anambra state government today,”
Reacting, police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, disregarded the alleged suicide report, saying the sufferer changed into still alive.
He stated, “At about 4:20 pm date, a man of approximately 30years vintage whose identification is yet to be ascertained allegedly ignored steps and crumple from the flyover at Upper Iweka.
“Police patrol team connected to Okpoko Division visited the scene and rushed victim to Toronto sanatorium for clinical attention.
“Victim is responding to remedy and research is ongoing to envision the real cause of the incident.”