Motorist Crushes Okada RiderAfter Defying Traffic Light in Ekiti
The flagrant disobedience to traffic rules and regulations particularly traffic light has cost a commercial motorcyclist in Ado Ekiti his life.
The motorcyclist was knocked down by a vehicle under the flyover bridge at Okesa Ado Ekiti.
The tragedy caused pandemonium as mourners clustered around the area to sympathise with the deceased.
The accident occurred at about 10.38am and the body of the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital(EKSUTH), Ado Ekiti.
When newsmen visited the spot, the skull of the deceased was shattered and the blood drenched the body of the space wagon that killed him.
A police officer , who craved anonymity, but was stationed at the traffic light located at Okesa to control vehicular movement, said the commercial motorcyclist was crushed by the green space wagon with number plate Lagos FF 188 APP, after he failed to stop when the traffic light had indicated red, and the driver who had been passed by the light hit the road before they collided.
The accident led to a multiple head on collision that caused traffic snarl along Okesa-Fajuyi road, as the car swerved off the road and hit a truck at the back.
An eyewitness revealed to journalists that the driver immediately fled the scene upon realising that the motorcyclist had died.