PHOTOS: Truck crushes Okada rider to death on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway


There was outrage, on Monday, on the Ogun State axis of Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, following the death of a male motorcyclist allegedly crushed to death by a truck.


The incident occurred at about 11 am, at Olowotedo, adjacent a new generation church camp, inbound Lagos State.

The tragedy was recorded when a hit and run car reportedly hit the motorcycle with number plate WDE 415 VD, from the rear, such that it somersaulted and ended up being crushed by the truck with number plate XA 539 BBJ also travelling in the same direction.

RELATED NEWS:Ebonyi: Trucks crush pregnant woman, 4 others to death

Pandemonium later broke out, as some miscreants were said to have rushed to the scene and took the law into their hand by attacking road users and vandalising vehicles at sight, in vengeance.

It was gathered that the late motorcyclist was identified as a resident but law enforcement agents quickly doused the tension by impounding the truck and arrested its driver.

The development was said to have hampered the free flow of traffic but the prompt intervention of men of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE) restored sanity to the axis.

At press time, the accident vehicles have been taken to Mowe Divisional Police Command for investigations while the body had been deposited at the morgue.

READ ALSO:Truck kills father and son in road accident, mob sets it ablaze

TRACE Public Relations Officer, Babatunde Akinbiyi who confirmed the development to Vanguard said a temporary diversion was created to ease traffic.

Also, he commiserated with the affected victims over their loss and enjoined motorcyclists to disengage from plying the expressway.

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

Thanks for Reading via the most updated news portal


Share your story with us

Advertise With us

Encourage & Support LeakBlast

Feel free to contact us

Call Us:+234(0)9073726403
Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425      
Email Us:


Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here