Daily Trust

Hit-and-run driver kills motorcyclist, injures 2

A hit-and-run truck driver has killed a commercial motorcyclist and injured two other persons at Sango-Ota, Ogun State.

Daily Trust learnt that the accident, which occurred at the Ilo-Awela roundabout in the early hours of yesterday, involved a truck and a Boxer motorcycle registration number ABG 973 QB.


The spokesman of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent,  blamed the accident on both dangerous riding by the motorcyclist and over-speeding on the part of the the hit-and-run truck driver.

Akinbiyi added that the corpse of the motorcyclist had been deposited at the Ifo General Hospital in the state,  while those who sustained injuries were receiving treatment at the same facility.