By Trevor Olakunle
Disaster struck at the Uncle Joe junction of Ibadan’s popular Mokola Round-About when a Commercial Motorcyclist was crushed to death by a Water Tanker with Registration number AKD 74 FD.
The Commercial Okada Rider whose name could not be ascertained as at the time of making this report was said to be from one of the Northern states but residing in Ibadan, and engaged in Okada riding business.
It was reported that the Okada rider wanted to make a turn in front of the tanker when the disaster struck.
According to eye-witness report, his passenger narrowly escape death as he was lucky enough to have jumped off the Motorcycle before the tragic moment but the Rider was unluckily crushed in the Head.
“We are using this medium to advice all Okada riders on our Roads to always be Safety conscious, patient and not in an unnecesary haste as they are going about their Business especially as the period of Festivity draws near so that Ugly incidents like this will not be repeated and our Roads will be safe for the Road Users.” He appealed