Youths on rampage as trailer loses control, crushes three passengers on motorcycle to death

Three people were reportedly crushed to death when a trailer carrying a popular soft drink lost control and crushed a motorcycle rider and 2 of his passengers.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the accident occurred on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the Total Garden area of Ibadan in Oyo State.

According to an eye witness, Mr Joel, the motorcyclist had tried to overtake the trailer, and at that moment, the Driver lost control, causing him to ram into the motorcycle, killing the rider and his 2 passengers.

Mr Joel said that some angry youths and motorcyclists at the scene of the accident attempted to set the trailer ablaze, but they were stopped by some security operatives who arrived at the scene.

He said, “After the accident occurred, some youths in the area and sone okada operators were trying to set the trailer ablaze, but the Police stopped them from doing on with their plans.”

He also said that due to the presence of the security agents, the youths went their way, and that normalcy was restored.

Meanwhile, the Police have towed the vehicle and motorcycle, that was involved in the a accident, while the remains of the victims had been moved to the morgue.

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Mrs Uche Chukwurah, when contacted, confirmed the incident.

She said that 5 people were involved in the accident, with 3 confirmed dead and 2 others injured.

She said that the injured persons were receiving treatment at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, while the dead had been deposited at the morgue of the same hospital.

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