Nigeria: In Ondo, a drunk driver kills a hawker
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
A little fellow, Bassey Edet, has been killed by a transport which purportedly slammed into an engine park in Odigbo town, the central command of the Odigbo Nearby Government Area of Ondo State.
It was accumulated that the casualty was selling snacks at the recreation area before the lamentable occurrence occurred on Saturday. A Toyota Picnic with the registration number EPE 576DC was involved in the accident.
At the time this report was written, an eyewitness stated that the vehicle’s driver, whose identity had not yet been made public, was allegedly driving under the influence.
“The driver was on maximum velocity, slammed into the recreation area and killed the teen. The eyewitness narrated, “The people who rushed to the scene of the accident were smelling alcohol from the driver’s body.”
The police learned that the vehicle’s driver had been taken into custody, and the damaged vehicle and motorcycle were towed to the Odigbo Police Station.
In the mean time, the remaining parts of the departed had been stored at the funeral home in Metal.
The Ondo state Police Advertising Official, Funmilayo Odunlami, said examination had started into the occurrence.