A yet-to-be-identified man has slumped and died by the roadside at Rumuigbo Junction area in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The incident happened on Tuesday in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the yet-to-be-identified man in his early sixties was walking by the roadside and later slumped on the walkway.
According to Vanguard, a source, who gave her name simply as Grace narrated that when the said man fell that he struggled to stand for a while without help.
Grace said passersby who gathered around the man were only taking pictures instead of helping to save the situation.
She said: “This afternoon, the man was walking by the roadside, later he fell down. Some people gathered around him. He was struggling to stand up but he couldn’t. He later died.
“No body knew him. People were afraid to touch him, because if police come now they may arrest you for questioning. So nobody wanted problem. The man died there.”
The State Police spokesperson, Grace Iringe-Koko, when contacted said police are aware of the incident, adding that it has ordered investigation into the death.