April 6, 2016 – Jungle Justice: Mob Burns Tipper Lorry Driver & Conductor Alive For Crushing Pregnant Woman To Death At Burial Ceremony In Etsako Edo State
A fatal car accident has claimed the lives of three including a pregnant woman in Edo State.
They were crushed to death at a burial ceremony by a tipper lorry at Osholo village in Etsako East local government area of the state.
Also, the driver of the tipper lorry and his conductor were said to have been set ablaze by an angry mob who witnessed the unfortunate incident.
The tipper driver who was said to be coming from Ekperi in Etsako Central local government area and heading towards Weppa in Etsako East, was said to have lost control and ran into the crowd at a burial ceremony, killing the pregnant woman and two others at the spot and injuring several others.
Eye witnesses said the driver and his conductor were attacked and set ablaze by the angry mob from Osholo community while they were making effort to convey the dead and the injured to a nearby hospital.
Angered by the action of the Osholo community, people from Weppa community in a reprisal attack, invaded Osholo and set several houses ablaze.
Police has restored calm to the area.