A power bike rider, whose identity is yet to be established, was rammed into by a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle, in the Agric area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.

The incident, which happened on Wednesday, reportedly occurred in the BRT lane.

It was gathered that the rider had tried to avoid hitting a pedestrian who was crossing the road.

The rider reportedly swerved into the BRT lane and an oncoming BRT bus hit the rider and his passenger.

A source said, “While the pedestrian was trying to cross the road, there was a power bike rider who was speeding, The rider swerved to avoid hitting the pedestrian and both of them, and the power bike passenger fell.

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“The BRT bus which was also on motion ran into them. The power bike rider died immediately while the passanger was rushed to the nearest hospital. The pedestrian sustained injuries”

“Immediately the accident happened, some hoodlums came to the scene pretending to render help, but they made away with the mobile phone of the deceased, so he could not be identified.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, confirmed the accident and called on Nigerians who had not seen their loved one to visit the Owutu Police Station in order to identify the corpse before it is moved to the morgue.

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