Angry Mob Set Vehicle Ablaze As Suspected Yahoo Boy Crushes Two To Death


Two persons have been crushed to death in Ondo Town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State by suspected Yahoo boys.

Four persons were also injured in the fatal accident that happened in NEPA axis, Ademulegun road, Ondo Town.

The crash was said to have occurred when a Toyota Camry popularly known as ‘Muscle’ crashed into a tricycle.

According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the Toyota Camry was on top speed when he lost control of the car and rammed into the tricycle.

One of the eyewitnesses said the driver of the tricycle popularly called ‘Oyinbo’ and one passenger died immediately while others sustained serious injuries.

Following the accident, residents of the area became infuriated when the driver of the car, a young boy, left the car and ran away from the scene.

The residents later set the vehicle ablaze over the alleged action of the driver.

The corpses of the deceased were deposited in the morgue of General hospital in Ondo town by the patrol team of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), while the four surviving victims were taken to the Trauma Centre in the town for treatment.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the State, PPRO, DSP Funmi Odunlami stated that she could not verify if the suspect is a Yahoo boy.

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