A 21-year-old nursing mom has been crushed to demise in Umungada village, Umuomaku in Orumba South native authorities of Anambra State whereas trying to save her father from a tree fall.
The sufferer, Chinwendu Ike, was stated to have gone to catch her father, Mr. Samuel Ike, who was falling from a pear tree behind their home however was crushed by the burden of her dad.
She was rushed to a hospital in Umuchu the place she, nevertheless, gave up the ghost few days later.
According to her mom, Mrs. Franca Ike, who was additionally a witness to the unlucky incident, her husband defied her recommendation not to climb the pear tree and on the method of plucking the pear fruits the department he was on broke and he fell off the tree.
She informed newsmen that her late daughter was inside the home when her father shouted for assist and within the technique of trying to save him, she was badly hit by the burden of her father.
She stated: “I’ve severally warned him to desist from climbing timber on Sundays however he wouldn’t pay attention. That Sunday, Samuel defied my warning. He was on the tree plucking pears when the department he was standing on broke.
“He fell on one other department and as he clung unto that department helplessly, he began shouting and calling for assist. It was at level that Chinwendu, who heard the decision, ran out to the yard and met the falling physique of her father who had already slipped from the second department.
“As she stretched her hands to catch him, his head hit her on the chest. She was later taken to hospital at Umuchu where she died after some days.”
Meanwhile, the stays of Chinwendu had been buried within the compound, whereas the pear tree was minimize down by the villagers.