Speeding driver crushes Okada rider to death in Badagry

A commercial motorcyclist was on Tuesday evening crushed to death in an accident involving a Toyota Highlander SUV and his motorcycle on the Lagos-Badagry expressway.

It was gathered that the motorcyclist was trying to make a U-turn when he was crushed by the black SUV coming from Lagos to Badagry.

The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. near Smark Shopping Mail along Badagry expressway, Lagos.

A reliable source said the accident occurred when the vehicle driver, with registration number AAA 565 GD, at high speed, rammed into the Okada rider, who was crossing to link the express road.

Sulaiman Taiwo, Badagry Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the accident .

He said the driver of the SUV tried to escape from the scene but was later apprehended at the Low-Cost bus stop, Badagry.

“The other Okada riders, who apprehended him, attempted to mob him because he wanted to escape after crushing their colleague.

“They wanted to…

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