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Okada rider crushed to death in Ondo

Okada rider crushed to death in Ondo

By Sade Adewale
It was a gory sight in Ondo town, when a hit and run driver crushed a 35-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Tunde Adedeji, to death .

The Hope Metro gathered that the incident which occured along Ondo /Ore road, few meters away from Adeyemi College of Education, which claimed Adedeji’s life, while six others sustained severe injuries.

An eye witness account told The Hope Metro that the deceased, who hailed from Odojomu in Ondo town was conveying his passenger when he met his untimely death.

Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corp in Ondo, were said to have rushed to the scene, after they got distress calls from residents of the area.

Our correspondent who was at the scene, learnt that the cause of the incident was yet to be ascertained, as the driver of car was said to have ran away as at the time of filing this report.

The unit commander in Ondo town, Asst. Corps Commander, Olarewaju Adeyemi, said the car rammed into two motorcycles, cleared them away from the road and thereafter crushed the deceased, while he injured some passengers and passers-bye.

He said, “seven men were involved. Four of them were injured, with one life lost, while other people sustained injury.

“Those that sustained injuries have been taken to the Truma Center, while the corpse  of the deceased has been deposited at the General Hospital mortuary in the town.

“The two bikes that were involved were Red Boxer Bajaj with plate number :KTP 202 EU and NND 410 QB.

Owena Press Limited (Publisher of The Hope Newspaper), Akure

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