Man crushed to death while making video call along Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway
A 26-year-old man, Olajide Asade, was crushed to death by a Mazda car at Siun, along Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway.
According to Vanguard, the tragic incident occurred when the deceased was making a video call with his girlfriend along the highway.
The deceased and his brother, identified as Azeez, boarded a commercial vehicle from Kuto motor park in Abeokuta going to Ajah before the car developed a mechanical fault at Siun.
According to Azeez, they were travelling to visit their mother in Ajah area of Lagos State, and while other passengers were standing by the roadside waiting for the driver to repair his vehicle, the deceased concentrated on his video call with his girlfriend and thereby lost concentration.
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 in the early hours of Wednesday.
The driver of the car, Bolaji Balogun, who is a staff of Buas Farm said he was going to Obasanjo’s farm to purchase eggs for his company when the deceased rammed into his vehicle while on transit.
The corpse of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue and the driver detained in police custody.