An elderly man was reportedly killed after being involved in a fatal accident at the second gate of Gbagi market in Ibadan, Oyo state on Monday, 12th of November, 2018.
It was gathered that, the deceased and his wife just arrived Nigeria from London on Sunday and came together to the market for shopping before he was crushed to death by a truck.
According to an eyewitness who spoke with ADITU, the victim came to the market to buy some clothes ahead of his child’s wedding when he met his untimely death.
The witness further stressed that, the London returnee was hit by an incoming motorcycle as he was trying cross the expressway, in attempt to return to his car parked at the other side of the road after he urinated.
Subsequently, he was crushed by an incoming truck before he could regain his stand, and he died instantly. Sadly, the wife returned to meet her husband’s headless body lying on the ground.
As a result, both the truck driver and motorcyclist fled with their vehicle after seeing what had happened. .
The corpse was taken to the victim’s residence at Muslim, Ibadan.