Truck Crushes Motorcyclist To Death In Osun Fatal Accident


A 25-year old tiler, simply identified as Jamiu, was on Sunday crushed to death by a heavy duty truck in Osogbo, Osun State.


The Incident occurred at 5:15 pm at the popular Olaiya Junction, Osogbo, the State capital.


Jamiu was killed on his private motocyle by the driver of truck.


The incident obstructed the free flow of vehicular movement for more than two hours.


A witness account has it that the passenger on the motorcycle, popularly called okada, was dragged from the wheels of the truck with a broken leg.


An eye witness account revealed that the driver of a trailer with registation number Lagos: LSR140 XV coming from Gbongan road refused to wait for one the trafick light that had stopped him and swerved to crush the motocyclist to death.


It was gathered that another driver of a wine colour Toyota Camry car, marked Lagos APP 821 CX on a right of way, coming from Odi-Olowo was also bashed by the trailer but was lucky not to have been killed.


But Jamiu was on his motocycle marked Osun: SGB 014 UH, waiting for his turn to be released by the trafick light, when to the trailer crushed to death.


It was also gathered that two ladies on the motorcycle with the deceased jumped off when they saw the trailer facing the direction.


Security men, including the men of the Department of State Services, the police, the Federal Road Safety Commission had an hectic time preventing irate mob from setting the trailer ablaze.


The deceased, who was described as very hardworking, was said to operate a boutique apart from being a tiler.


The deceased is said to have a wife and a year-old child.


His body has been taken to the morgue of the State Hospital at Asubiaro, Osogbo.

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