49-year-old Man Crushed To Death In Lagos Auto Crash

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A 49-year-old man identified as Gbolahan Aina was on Saturday killed when a truck rammed into him on Henry Carr Street, in Ikeja, Lagos State.

The Herald gathered that the driver of the truck identified as Godwin Donatus ran over Aina as he tried to reverse the vehicle, marked KJA-74 XQ at about 7 am on Saturday.

The deceased was confirmed dead by the doctor at a hospital in Maryland an eyewitness said.

“One Mack truck with registration number KJA 74 XQ, driven by one Godwin Donatus, while reversing his truck, did not notice that Gbolahan was there and accidentally ran him over.

“The victim was rushed to Maryland hospital and was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty,” the source said.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Benjamin Hundeyin, while confirming the incident to our correspondent, disclosed that the body was deposited at the Maryland Hospital Mortuary for an autopsy.

He said, “The corpse was evacuated to Mainland General Hospital and the body was deposited at the hospital mortuary for an autopsy. Further development will be communicated.“

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