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Angry Mob set truck ablaze for killing motorcyclist in Ondo


Some youths have set an articulated truck ablaze in Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State after its driver ran over a motorcyclist, popularly known as okada rider.

It was gathered that the articulated truck crushed the yet-to-be-identified okada rider while it was ascending the Okerigbo hill in Akungba-Akoko

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According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the truck hit the deceased who was coming to Ikare-Akoko, a neighbouring town.

While giving a different account on how the accident happened, another eyewitness stated that the okada rider suddenly fell from his motorcycle after which the truck ran over him.

Angered by the development, the youths of the communities were said to have set the truck ablaze.

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The whereabouts of the driver of the truck still remain unknown as at press time.

Meanwhile, the corpse of the deceased had been evacuated from the scene and deposited in the morgue within the area.


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