Young Okada Rider Celebrating His Birthday Crushed to Death By Tipper in Lagos (Photo)
A motorcycle rider, Aliyu Abubakar, has been killed in a crash in the Alapere area of Lagos State.
The 24-year-old who was still in a moment of his birthday celebration was riding on Demuren Road, had reportedly overtaken a vehicle when he collided with a tipper on the road.
An eyewitness, Labi Ajibola, said the victim died on the spot.
“The motorcyclist overtook a vehicle in front of him; he then rammed into the tipper. The passenger on the okada sustained minor injuries.”
A friend of the deceased’s brother, Ibrahim Ndanayibi, said Abubakar had recently celebrated his birthday.
“He celebrated his 24th birthday on Monday, October 8, and died two days later.
“Although we commercial motorcycle riders make mistakes sometimes, what caused this accident were the potholes on the road.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, said the tipper driver was arrested.