A horrific scene played out at the Iwo Road round about in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital when a trailer-truck crushed an commercial motorcycle rider to death.
The Okada rider’s head was completely ground – his brain spilled out as the truck crushed his skull to pieces.
Newspeakonline learnt that the deceased, simply identified as Kehinde, was due to get hi newly born child christened tomorrow (Wednesday).
According to eyewitnesses, the okada rider was hit by a taxi whose driver was being pursued by the state’s Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO). The impact sent Kehinde and his biketo the floor and straight into an on-coming trailer.
According to the eyewitness, the VIO were trying to collect their normal revenue of N2,500 from the Okada riders, but the okada rider felt reluctant to give them, thereby pushing the rider into the on-coming trailer in the process.They VIO officers normally laid siege taxi cabs and motorcycles who are yet to pay a due of N2500.
It was learnt that Kehinde was carrying a female passenger who was able to jump off the bike before the crash occurred. she however sustained minor injuries.A source added that the VIO officials fled the scene immediately the accident occured.
Fellow riders who were at the scene were the ones who identified his corpse.
Shortly after the incident, his angry colleagues stormed the Ikolaba office of the VIO, but were prevented from gaining entry by the police.
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