Trailer kills Delta rider, passenger
Amotorcyclist and his female passenger were on Sunday killed along Osubi Road in the Okpe Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the truck driver took to his heels for fear of being mobbed by the residents of the area.
An eyewitness said, ‘’The incident occurred on Sunday night, about 9pm. The motorcyclist and the passenger died on the spot.
“The truck driver ran away immediately the accident happened for fear of being mobbed by the residents of the area.’’
A tricycle rider, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, ‘’The trailer driver was on high speed. You know how these trailer drivers drive, they drive as if they are the only road users.
“he was on high speed and it was already dark. Before he saw the bike, it was too late. The people died on the spot, while the driver ran away.”
Following the development, motorcyclists were seen bearing leaves on their motorbikes, protesting the death of their colleague.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onowakpoyeya, confirmed the report. She said, ‘’Yes, it true. It happened.’’