19th July, 2010
A middle aged man, Idoreyin Okon Adam, was on Sunday morning knocked downÂ and killed by a driver of kia Rio vehicle with registration number ANÂ 387 AAA Lagos, along Admiralty Way by Mactay junction, Lekki Phase 1,Â Lagos.
The late Adam, who worked with Halogen Security Ltd., was returningÂ from night duty when he met his untimely death.
Eye witnesses said the driver lost control and skidded off the road andÂ hit the man who died instantly.
The relations of the victim later cameÂ to the scene of the accident and identified their brother whom they saidÂ was a father of three children.
The body of the deceased and the driver who killed him were laterÂ taken to Maroko Police Station, Maroko.
The driver of the car, according to police report, works for an Indian man. The report said he was going to drop off his bossâ€™ female visitor when he lost control and hit the man.
The Kia Rio he was driving is still parked at the police station, withÂ remnants of chicken parts and other food items the driver and hisÂ bossâ€™ female visitor were eating when the accident happened, scattered inside the car.
By Joshua Igbani