A tipper laden with sand has rammed into shops along Swali road in Yenagoa , Bayelsa state capital ,destroying properties worth Thousands of Naira.
An eyewitness said the Truck had a break failure which made the driver to loose control of the steering wheel before ramming into the shops .
An elated soft drink retailer, Patricia Ogor escaped death by the whisker said the impact was rightly where she normally sits .
“Only God knows what would have happened if I was around at the time of the accident occurred. The tipper hit the exactly spot I sit during sales hours “, she said .
Also speaking, a former youth president of Swali community, Comrade Precious Akpa said the driver of the tripper, took to his heels before the police arrived the scene .
No fatality was recorded.