Drunk truck driver has been accused of
crushing down three siblings and a motorcyclist in the suburb Ekundayo area of Epe, Lagos State.
The driver, who was identified as Awe, was driving a Ford pick-up van with number plate GGE 42 XN around 11pm on Saturday and alleged to be under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred.
According to Punch metro, he had hit another vehicle on his way, but while attempting to escape from the scene, he allegedly drove without the vehicle’s headlights in order to avoid being apprehended and had a head-on collision with the motorcycle conveying the three siblings.
The motorcyclist and the siblings all sustained serious injuries, leading to the death of two while the others were rushed to the Epe General Hospital for treatment.
The Epe police spokesman said, they have the driver of the pick-up van in custody.