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Truck Crushes Two Nigerian Police Officers To Death In Ekiti



Truck Crushes Two Nigerian Police Officers To Death In Ekiti

The incident occurred in the Adebayo area of Ado Ekiti

Two Police officers were reportedly crushed to death on Monday when an unidentified driver of a truck ran over them on their way to work in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

It was gathered that the incident occurred in the Adebayo area of Ado Ekiti along the Ado-Ifaki dual carriageway.

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Sunday Abutu, the police command spokesperson in the state, said the two officers were coming to Ado Ekiti on a motorcycle when they were knocked down by the truck.

According to him, the truck was negotiating a diversion due to ongoing construction work on the road.

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“I can confirm to you that this pathetic event happened this morning when the two policemen, who were coming from Iworoko Ekiti to their duty post in Ado Ekiti were crushed by a tipper,” Mr Abutu said.

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“I appeal to our people to always keep to the highway safety precautions. It is not for anything, but for the safety of our lives.”

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However, a source confirmed to journalists that the driver of the truck was said to have fled immediately after the incident, but was later arrested by police officers.

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