Today23 May, 2022

Protesting crowd set Truck on fire after crushing motorcycle rider to death

Truck set on fire after crushing motorcycle rider to death

A group of angry mob has set a truck on fire after its driver ran over a motorcyclist, popularly known as okada rider.

The incident happened at Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Reports have it that, the truck crushed the yet-to-be-identified okada rider while it was ascending the Okerigbo hill in Akungba-Akoko

An eye witness who narrated how it happened said, the truck hit the deceased who was coming to Ikare-Akoko, a neighbouring town.

While giving a different account on how the accident happened, another eyewitness stated that the okada rider suddenly fell from his motorcycle after which the truck ran over him.

Some group of community youths who were present at the time of the accident took laws into thier hands and burned down the truck.

Meanwhile, the corpse of the deceased had been evacuated from the scene and deposited in the morgue within the area.

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