February 28, 2024


It was a sad morning for residents and shop owners at Fakunle area, opposite the MTN office, Osogbo, capital of Osun State, as a vulcanizer was killed by falling tyres of a moving trailer.

Eyewitnesses said the vulcanizer, simply identified as Bolaji, was hit by two tyres of the moving trailer.

It was gathered that the two tyres detached from the moving trailer and knocked down Bolaji who was about to start his business of the day.

The deceased was said to be with his children when the incident happened.

A report by OSUN DEFENDER indicated that one of the tyres crossed the road to hit mother and her daughter from behind.

The mother and daughter reportedly sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Osun State University Teaching Hospital, for treatment.

According to an eye witness who identified himself as Murphy, the driver of the trailer didn’t wait and was chased to Abere area before he was apprehended.

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