Sunday 17 February 2019

US Basketball Players Honour Igbinedion Osaretin After Accident In Texas.

Two men died after a freight truck pulling multiple trailers collided with their car near North Slide and Clovis Highway in Texas, USA on Friday afternoon.

Lubbock police have identified them as 23-year-old Igbinedion Osaretin (second son of former Edo State Governor, Chief Lucky Igbinedion) and his cousin, 21-year-old Esosa Oyemwense.

The semi-truck, owned by Old Dominion Freight Line, was carrying hazardous material. A Lubbock Fire Rescue hazmat team was brought in for clean-up because of worries about a chemical spill. All of the hazardous material inside of the trailer was contained, but the company brought in its own hazmat crew as a safety measure.

The driver of the semi was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The two men, cousins of Texas Tech basketball player Norense Odiase, were honoured with a moment of silence before the Texas Tech/Baylor game on Saturday.

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