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26-Year-Old Man Crushed To Death While Making Video Call With Girlfriend


26-Year-Old Man Crushed To Death While Making Video Call With Girlfriend

A 26-year-old man has been crushed to death by a Mazda car.

The Tragedy broke out on Wednesday in Siun, along Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway.

According to reports, the accident occurred when the deceased, Olajide Asade was making a video call with his girlfriend along the expressway.

It was gathered that the deceased and his brother, who identified himself as Azeez boarded a commercial vehicle from Kuto motor park in Abeokuta going to Ajah before the car developed a mechanical fault at Siun.

Eyewitnesses disclosed that while other passengers were standing by the roadside waiting for the driver to repair his vehicle, the deceased was engrossed in his video call with his girlfriend and lost concentration.

The deceased brother, Azeez, who was travelling with the deceased said they were both travelling to visit their mother in Ajah area of Lagos State.

Azeez said, his brother has been making the video call with the girlfriend since they took off from Kuto motor park in Abeokuta, stressing that they left their house situated at Ijoga Orile in Abeokuta North local government area of Ogun State very early the morning for the journey.

He maintained that the driver of the car who hit the deceased was on normal speed.

Speaking with newsmen, the driver of the car, Bolaji Balogun said, the deceased rammed into his vehicle while on transit on the expressway.

Balogun, a staff of Buas Farm said, he was going to Obasanjo’s farm to purchase eggs for his company.

Meanwhile, the corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue while the driver has been detained at the police custody.

Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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