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[Ibadan]–A 54-year-old man, identified as Olanrewaju Adebayo, 54, was on Monday morning crushed to death by a sales truck of a soft drink company at Oja’Oba, Ibadan, Metro news reports.
The incident occured at about 9.30am in front of Total filling station at Oja’ba, killing the man on the spot with his head crushed under the tyre of the truck.
An eyewitness informed that the truck crushed the cyclist, with his head under the tyre.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Oyo State Police Command, Superintendent of Police, Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the incident, disclosing that the driver of the truck have been arrested.”
Ajisebutu confirmed that the “fatal motor/motorcycle accident happened at about 09.30hrs on Monday when the truck driver and the cyclist were coming from Idi-arere to Oja’Oba.
As a result of the accident, the cyclist later identified as Olanrewaju Adebayo, male, aged 54 died.
His corpse has been deposited at Adeoyo General Hospital morgue.
“The investigation have however been arrested by the police. The truck and motorcycle have been recovered for VIO’s inspection.
The case is currently under investigation at the Mapo police station and will be charged to court after conclusion of police investigation.
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