Truck loaded with granite crushes soldier to death
A truck loaded with granite crushed a soldier, identified as R. A Nata’ala, to death, today, August 23rd in Abeokuta
The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m at Iyana-Mortuary near Oja-Gbangba, Ijaye, Abeokuta.
The victim was said to be on his motorcycle when the truck with registration number JJJ833XW suffered brake failure, swerved off its lane and crushed the soldier to death.
An eye witness told our correspondent that the truck was coming from Ajebo-Idi-Aba Road, and heading towards Ijaye when the incident occurred.
The eye witness explained that the traffic light had stopped some vehicles going towards Idi-Aba including the victim’s motorcycle when the truck loaded with granite rammed into his motorcycle and dismembered his body.
It was learnt that soldiers from 35 Artillery brigade, Alamala have come to take the remains of their colleague.
The Public Relations Officer of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi confirmed the incident.