Tragedy struck somewhere in Nigerian when a man’s leg was crushed by a truck in a freak accident in Kwara state, Nigeria. The man according to the report married the previous day and on the day of the unfortunate incident, he was travelling on a commercial motorcycle, popularly called Okada.
The report said the guest and the groom were on a motorcycle when an SUV hit them from behind into the path of the truck which crushed the passenger, killing him instantly, while the two legs of the rider, who is the groom, were also crushed.
An eye witness revealed what he saw;
“The young man came from Lagos to attend a wedding in Ilorin. The groom, who is a commercial motorcyclist, decided to take him to the park before and the accident occurred on the way.” said the witness.
A spokesman for the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the incident said the investigation has commenced. “The two vehicles are already at our station while the drivers of both the Toyota Jeep and the truck have been arrested. We have commenced an investigation into the incident”, he stated.