Angry residents set a trailer ablaze after the driver killed a commercial motorcyclist and his passenger in Ogun state.
It was gathered that the incident happened at Asero Asero, in Obantoko area of Abeokuta, Ogun State at about 8:00 p.m on Tuesday night, February 22.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said an angry mob descended on the truck and set it ablaze, while the driver of the vehicle took to his heels.
“The incident occurred at about 8:00 p.m. The command learnt a trailer crushed two people travelling on an Okada at the More Junction in Abeokuta. The mob we heard later set the trailer ablaze. We are already investigating the incident.
The deceased persons was taken to the State Hospital Ijaye morgue by officers of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE).”