Trailer crushes commercial motorcyclist, passenger to death in Delta
Tragedy strucks, when a trailer, on Monday morning, crushed to death a commercial motorcyclist and his female passenger along the Eku/Abraka road near Osubi slaughter market in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver fled the scene for fear of being mobbed.
Sources disclosed that the trailer was on high speed when the vehicle had a brake failure and veered off the road, killing the commercial motorcyclist and his passenger.
The incident sparked a serious protest amongst motorcyclists who bore leaves on their motorbikes.
The motorcyclists during their protest along the PTI/DSC Expressway axis of the East West Road, demanded that the trailer driver be fished out and the law should take its course.
Meanwhile, all efforts to reach the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Inuwa proved abortive as at Press time.