Angry mob of Ibese, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, has on Friday set Dangote Cement Factory truck ablaze, after it crushed two men to death.
Report has it that the driver of the truck narrowly escaped being killed.
Infoxclusive gathered that the ugly incident happened on Friday along Igbogila-Ilaro road.
The two men were on a motorcycle, heading from Igbogila to Ilaro when the incident happened, Infoxclusive learned.
A close source also told our correspondent that the driver of the Dangote truck swerved off his lane, having a head-on collision with the okada the two men were using.
“The two men – rider and passenger, died on the spot,” infoxclusive learned
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the incident when contacted on Saturday.
Babatunde Akinbiyi, TRACE spokesman, said, “according to eyewitness accounts, the Dangote truck driver engaged in reckless driving. He left its lane to face the motorcyclist and the pillion passenger at his back in the other lane and crushed them to death.
“An angry mob later set the Dangote truck on fire while the driver ran away. The case is being handled by the Dangote Plant Police Post.”
One of the dead victims’ bodies had been deposited at Ilaro General Hospital morgue, while the other victim had been buried by the family, he added.
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