Truck crushes man to death in Lagos

March 2, 2024
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A 49-year-old, Gbolahan Aina, has been reportedly crushed to death by a truck driver identified as Godwin Donatus around Henry Carr Street, Guinness Plc in Lagos State.

National Daily gathered that the incident occurred at about 7:00 a.m. on Saturday.

It was also learnt that the truck with number plate KJA-74 XQ was said to have reversed and accidentally crushed the man to death.

A police source told our correspondent that the deceased was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.

“One Mack truck with registration number KJA 74 XQ, driven by one Godwin Donatus, while reversing his truck, did not notice that Gbolahan was there and accidentally climbed in him.

“The victim was rushed to Maryland hospital and was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty,” the source said.

When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

He added that the body has been deposited at the Maryland Hospital Mortuary for an autopsy.

He said, “The corpse was evacuated to Mainland General Hospital and the body was deposited at the hospital mortuary for an autopsy. Further development will be communicated.“

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