Teenage Boy Crushed to Death After Drunk Driver Rammed Into Motor Park in Ondo

A car rammed into a motor park, k!lling a teenage boy at Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

It was gathered that the victim, identified as Bassey Edet, was selling puff-puff and buns at the park before the unfortunate incident happened along the ever busy Odigbo-Ore road on Saturday, May 13, 2023. 

An eyewitness, who spoke to the state-owned newspaper, HOPE, said that the yet-to-be identified driver of the Toyota Picnic with number plate EPE 576DC, was allegedly drunk while driving. 

“The driver drove on top speed and rammed into a garage and killed a teenager, identified as Bassey Edet,” the witness said. 

The presence of security agents at the scene calmed the situation in order not to escalate into another scenario.

The driver of the vehicle has been arrested by the police, while the damaged vehicle and motorcycle were towed to Odigbo Police station. 

The remains of the boy have been deposited at the morgue in Ore.