OGUN - A 26-year-old man, Olajide Asade was on Wednesday crushed to death by a Mazda car loaded with crate of eggs along Isiun-Abeokuta expressway.
NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the accident occurred when the deceased was making a video call with his girlfriend while crossing the expressway.
According to eyewitnesses, the deceased and his brother took a commercial vehicle from Kuto garage in Abeokuta before the car developed a mechanical fault in Isiun and was parked at the road side.
NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that while other passengers were standing by the road side waiting for the driver to repair his vehicle, the deceased was concentrating on the video call with his girlfriend.
One of the deceased relatives traveling with him on the journey told our source that they were both travelling to visit their mother in Ajah area of Lagos State.
The deceased relative who identified himself as Azeez said , his brother had been making the video call with his girlfriend since they took off from Kuto Garage in Abeokuta.
Azeez stated that, he and his deceased brother left their house situated at Ijoga area of Ogun State very early the morning before they got to Kuto Garage.
He maintained that, the driver of the car who hit the deceased was on normal speed.
Speaking with the driver of the car, Bolaji Balogun told MEDALINKS REPORTERS that the deceased rammed into his vehicle while on transit on the expressway.
Balogun who is a staff member of Buas Farm said he was going to Obasanjo's farm to purchase crate of eggs for his company.
The driver stated that, the deceased had already gotten to the front of his car before he could match his breaks.
However, the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue while the driver has been detained in the police custody (Medalinks reporter)
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