Truck crushes two in Ogun, mob burn vehicle


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Two persons were reportedly crushed by a moving truck around More Junction close to Adatan in Abeokuta capital of Ogun State.

The two victims were travelling on a commercial motorcycle popularly known as Okada when the incident occurred.

Eyewitness told our correspondent that the motorcyclist was trying to manoeuvre around the major junction situated in-between Asero and Car wash, when the truck ran over him and the passenger.

Mob were said to have descended on the vehicle and set it ablaze, as the driver fled. Some other vehicles caught up in the melee, our correspondent gathered, were equally vandalised by the mob.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.

He said the incident happened at 8pm on Tuesday and that the mob had set the trailer involved ablaze.

He said,” The incident occurred at about 8pm, the command learnt a trailer crushed two people travelling on an Okada at the More Junction here in Abeokuta.

“The mob we heard later set the trailer ablaze. We are already investigating the incident.”









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