Hit and run truck hits motorcycle, kills passenger, injures two others in Ogun


.The motorcycle involved

An unnamed passenger on a commercial motorcycle popularly known as Okada was knocked down and killed by the driver of a hit and run Volvo truck on Thursday in Mile 2/Rounder area in Abeokuta.

Traffic report from the scene indicated that there were three people on the ill-fated motorcycle, with the number plate KNN 941 UY, when the incident occurred, but the truck which knocked them down, ran over one of them around the head region and killed him instantly.

The two others , the owner of the motorcycle and the other passenger, reportedly sustained varying degrees of injuries but were lucky to be alive.

The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the incident occurred at 12 noon at Adehun Bus Stop along Mile 2/Rounder axis in Abeokuta North Local Government.

Akinbiyi said eyewitness told TRACE that the truck driver drove recklessly, and mauled down the victim.

He said the corpse of the victim had been taken away by his relations.




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