Mob sets truck ablaze after driver crushes CDA Chairman to death

There was pandemonium on Tuesday when a tipper driver allegedly crushed the chairman of a Community Development Association to death at Iyesi area of Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The victim was simply identified as Chief Edun.
New Telegraph learnt that Edun was killed while attempting to collect “maintenance fee” from the driver who resisted.
The community was fixing a terrible portion of road at the particular location where the incident happened.
Eye witnesses account said the CDA Chairman slipped in the course of the struggle to collect money from the driver and fell down, after which the tipper crushed him to death.
Miffed by the fatal fate that befell Edun, angry residents descended on the driver and beat him to a stupour.
The mob later went ahead to burn the tipper.
The arrival of traffic and security agents to the scene did not dissuade the mob from setting the tipper on fire.
An traffic official at the scene, who spoke with our correspondent, said the atmosphere was tense following the death of the CDA Chairman.

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