The Lagos state police has apprehended one truck driver identified as Suraju Adeyemi for allegedly killing his conductor, Jelli in the Alakuko area of the Ogun state.
It was learnt that the conductor hung on the body of the truck without the driving knowing and when he was about to make a U turn, the deceased fell and was crushed by the Tyre of the truck.
His remains were deposited at the Onipanu General Hospital, Ota, Ogun State.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the death, said the vehicle as been towed to the station.
In her words, “there was a fatal accident at the Ayedun Field, along AIT Road, Alagbado, at about 2.30pm on Saturday. It was the truck driver that reported himself to the police after the incident.
“According to him, the conductor, Jelili, was killed after falling off the truck while he (the driver) was making a U-turn. He said the tyres climbed his conductor’s head and he died.”
She added that investigation was ongoing.