A commercial motorcyclist has been killed by a trailer along Ihiala-Owerri expressway in Anambra State.
The deceased was reportedly crushed beyond recognition by the speeding driver who fled the scene immediately.
“The driver of the trailer was on speed when he lost control and crushed the motorcylist beyond recognition. He refused to stop,” an eye witness said.
Confirming the incident, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Corps Commander Adeoye Irelewuyi said remains of the deceased had been deposited at the mortuary.
He attributed the cause of the crash to loss of control as a result of excessive Speed.
While commiserating with the deceased family, Irelewuyi warned motorists in the state to avoid speeding and ensure they keep to recommend speed limit.
He said, “Unidentified driver of a trailer with no registration number and a Sayang 100 Motorcycle with no registration number was involved in a Fatal road traffic crash today 31th July, 2022 at about 16:45hrs.
“Probable cause of the crash was loss of control as a result of excessive Speed.According to eyewitness report, the driver of the trailer was on speed, lost control, hit and crushed the motorcylist beyond recognition and didn’t stop.
“3 male adults were involved in the crash. 1 male adult (motorcylist) was killed. None injured.
“The FRSC rescue team from RS5.34 Ihialla packed the remains of the dead victim in the body bag and deposited it at our Lady of Lourdes mortuary, Ihialla and cleared all the obstruction.”