Irate mob have set a Toyota Corolla car ablaze following it involvement in an accident that killed a public school teacher, identified as Okunola K.
The incident which was confirmed by the Divisional Officer, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Adigun Daniel, occurred on Tuesday in Ode-Omu, Ayedaade local government area of the state.
Nigeriacrime.com gathered that the vehicle hit the said teacher of St. Michael Grammar School, Obada, Ode-Omu along Gbongan-Osogbo road leading to the victim’s death on the spot.
An eye witness, Laolu Adeola disclosed that the teacher after closing from school purchased cassava peel and while waiting to board a motorcycle to his Oogi-home when the incident happened.
While confirming the teacher’s death, Daniel disclosed further that the car’s driver eloped from the scene as the mob appeared uncontrollable.
“Effort to bring the situation under control was futile as it was at the market square. Before anyone could move the vehicle, the mob set it ablaze and it was burnt beyond recognition.
“The vehicle driver lost control of the car and veered off the road towards the motorcycle which was about to carry the victim. The motorcyclist escaped by jumping off the motorcycle.
“The mob set the vehicle on fire immediately the victim was confirmed dead at the scene of the incident”, he added.