By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
A motorcyclist was in early hour of Sunday was crushed to death by a hit and run truck driver around Van Milk round about on Iloawela road in Ota, Ogun State.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), who disclosed this to newsmen in Abeokuta, noted that the accident happened around 12:59am and it involved an unidentified truck and a red Boxer Motorcycle with registration number ABG 973 QB.
He explained that the accident was caused by dangerous riding by the motorcyclist and also excessive speeding on the part of the truck driver.
“The truck hit the motorcycle and in the process ,the rider died on the spot while two other passengers sustained injuries,” he said.
He noted that the injured were taken to Ifo General Hospital while the deceased was deposited at the same hospital morgue.