A commercial motorcyclist, popularly called Okada, was yesterday crushed to death by a trailer at Daleko Bridge in Isolo, Lagos. He was identified as Biliaminu Olayiwola.
The General Manager, Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the incident, saying that the agency received a distress call around 9:19a.m concerning an accident at Daleko Bridge inward Isolo, which prompted the immediate activation of the agency’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) to the scene of the accident.
“Investigation conducted at the scene revealed that a bike man was crushed under a trailer while trying to make a U-turn. The driver of the trailer absconded immediately the accident occurred but was later apprehended by police officers and was taken to Olosan Police Station, Mushin, for further interrogation.
“Unfortunately, the driver of the bike identified as Biliaminu Olayiwola, lost his life. His body was recovered by the LASEMA’s response team and handed over to the police.”
He advised motorists and commercial motorcyclists to always ensure utmost safety while on the highway to avoid unnecessary loss of lives.