Lagos - A tricycle passenger was crushed to death by a trailer on the Abbatoir Road, in the Agege area of Lagos State.
The victim, Isa Sanni was said to have fallen off the tricycle onto the road and was crushed to death by the front tyres of the trailer.
He was among the three passengers involved in the accident which occurred around 2pm according to an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, who witnessed the incident.
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He said for the timely intervention of the police, the driver of the trailer would have been lynched by the mob that gathered after the incident.
He also said the mob descended on the driver, adding that his vehicle was also vandalised in the process.
Attempts by LASTMA to tow away the truck from the road were frustrated by the mob who wanted to burn it, he said.
- News 24