Rich road user kills tricycle rider in Lagos, over right of way
SUV owner clubs tricycle rider to death with wheel spanner, over right of way
A man, identified as Christian Innocent, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing one Aniete Bassey, a tricycle rider, during a brawl over right of way. .
Innocent allegedly hit Bassey with a wheel spanner on his head, resulting to fatal injuries that eventually led to his death.
Spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Bala Elkana, said, “Information gathered by homicide detectives revealed that the deceased person and Innocent had a misunderstanding on a major road along Akerele Street, Surulere, Lagos. .
During the scuffle, the driver of the SUV brought out a wheel spanner from his car and hit the deceased person twice on the head.”
During interrogation, the suspect said there was a vulgar abuse between him and Bassey over who among them have the right of way as they both accused each other of rough driving.