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Truck driver runs over Okada rider, injures two in Osun

A truck driver fled after crushing a motorcyclist, Nura Mohammad to death and injuring two of his passengers in Agunbelewo community in Osogbo, Osun State.

The accident happened on Thursday before the arrival of police operatives.

According to PUNCH, a roadside trader, identified as Mopelola, who was closed to the scene of the accident, said that the motorcyclist carrying two passengers, coming from Okinni was heading towards Osogbo when it ran into a commercial minibus that obstructed traffic.

She further explained that, “the motorcyclist and his passengers fell on the road after hitting the minibus and the oncoming truck ran over them and injured the three of them.

“They were immediately rushed out of the scene to hospital.”

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the accident said that the motorcyclist died on his way to hospital.

“The other two passengers were receiving treatment at UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital, Osogbo.

“Efforts are on to trace the two vehicles involved in the accident because we could not find them when our officers visited the scene,” Opalola said.

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