Two Okada riders crushed to death in Ondo
April 26, 2021
Two yet-to-be-identified commercial motorcycle riders also known as Okada riders, lost their lives in a fatal road accident which occurred at Akungba Akoko in the Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that the crash happened on Sunday evening and it involved one 18- passenger Toyota bus with registration number MUS 361 FN and the two commercial motorcyclists.
According to an eyewitness, the two motorcycles had a head-on collision while the bus which was said to be on top speed overran them, killing the two riders as one of the victims was said to have had his body dismembered.
The eyewitness said, “The two motorcycles had a head-on collision, as the people were gathering to take them to the hospital, the bus was coming from the other side of the road and it crushed them.”
The driver of the bus was said to have took to his heels immediately after the incident for fear of being lynched by the angry sympathisers who rushed to the scene.
The Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Tee-Leo Ikoro, who confirmed the incident, said investigation had commenced into the accident.
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