Okada rider, passenger crushed to death

A truck has crushed three persons to death at Ikirun, in Osun state, southwest Nigeria. Two of the deceased were on a motorcycle and the other, a pedestrian.

The truck was reportedly overran the  victims at Emiloju Area, Ikirun.

Report has that the driver lost control of the truck and, as a result, hit the three victims.

The driver fled the scene immediately.

Paul Okpe, sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the incident.

“Three people lost their lives. Two of them were on a motorcycle and the last one was just walking near the road. We lost lives due to reckless driving. We will keep engaging with the leadership of the truck drivers in the state to ensure safety on the road.”

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