Truck crushes motor boy to death in Ogun


An unnamed motor boy has been crushed to death by a truck along the Lagos-Ibadan highway, Ogun State.

The incident reportedly occurred opposite Enyo Petrol Station on Wednesday, killing the deceased on the spot while, three other persons also sustained different injuries from the accident.

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) told newsmen that an orange coloured tanker marked, EKY 885 XP, and a green Scania truck with number plate, RSH 791 XD, were involved.

TRACE spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi says eyewitnesses blamed the incident on excessive speeding on the part of the Scania truck driver saying the motor boy fell off the truck as it veered into the bush

He said the three injured victims were taken to Olowora hospital for treatment, adding that the family of the deceased had evacuated his corpse for burial.

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