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Truck Crushes Man To Death In Ilorin (Graphic Photos)


There was a tragic accident in Ilorin, as a trailer crushed one Usman Salakani to death while trying to extort money from the truck driver at Post Office area of the State capital.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara Command, Babawale Afolabi said that the victim was trying to extort money from trailer driver.

“The incident occured at around 1015 hours on Thursday when the victim was reported to also be a driver and was trying to collect money from the truck’s driver when his foot slipped off and was subsequently fell down on the truck tyres and crushed to death by the rear tyre of the truck” Babawale disclosed.


Officers of the NSCDC crisis management Department and Kwara State Transport Management Authority( KWATMA) later evacuated the remains of the victim from the accident scene.

Speaking at the scene of the accident, a newspaper vendor at Post office junction, Mr. Yusuf Idris who is one of eyes witness said the victim was with him discussing politics.

According to him the deceased ran out running after a moving trailer but unfortunately his hands slipped and fell under truck tyres.



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