An okada rider and his female passenger have been crushed to death by a fuel tanker at Ago Igbala, Ibafo, Ogun State axis of the Lagos-Ibadan highway.
The accident, which occurred around 3:45pm on Tuesday, involved an Actros truck (TSL) with registration number: ABC 580XS and a Bajaj Motorcycle with no number.
Confirming the incident, the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) Corps spokesperson, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said “the motorcycle was hit by the tanker from the back because of the manner it was manoeuvring in and out of lanes without any precaution.”
Akinbiyi said, “The pillion (Okada) rider died on the spot while the female passenger it carried died on it’s way to the hospital.”
The driver of the tanker and and the motor boy were said to have…