A passenger was crushed yesterday when a truck hit a motorcycle on Ipaja Road, Agege, Lagos.
The Okada rider was injured.
The motorcyclist was rushed to a nearby hospital.
The truck, it was learnt, had brake failure.
According to an eyewitness, Tunde Bishi, the accident occurred at Water Bus stop.
The truck driver, he said, left his lane for the other lane before hitting the motorcycle.
“The accident happened as a result of brake failure. The truck left its lane for the other lane, hitting an Okada rider and his passenger, and pushed them into a canal by the road.
“The accident occurred at Water bus stop, Ipaja; the passenger died on the spot. While the Okada rider, who was still alive, was rushed to an undisclosed hospital,” he said.
According to Bishi, the driver fled. The body has been taken to the morgue.