Hit-and-run truck kills man in Lagos
An eyewitness told NAN that the man, believed to be a tout operating in Apapa area, was killed while trying to extort money from a trailer coming from the port.
The witness said: “The trailer was coming from Apapa, after passing through Ijora, the man made attempt to collect money from the driver of the truck.
“They were still arguing while the truck was moving, when they got to Costain after National Theatre Iganmu gate, the man fell off the truck and another truck coming behind ran over him.
“The truck ran over him before 7 a.m. today and he died immediately.’’
NAN reports that the corpse was removed from the scene near the entrance of National Theatre at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.