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Couple crushed to death in Ondo by a drunk driver


A couple were crushed to death in Ode, Irele Local Government of Ondo State, over the weekend by a drunk driver.

The driver identified as Abisoye Wobo, who was alleged to be drunk,was said coming back from a burial ceremony in the town when he lost control of the car and rammed into Chief Samuel Ododo and his wife, Olufumilayo, in front of their house.

Apart from the couple, eyewitness said three of Chief Ododo grand children were also hit by the vehicle and another old woman who sustain great injuries.

sources said youths in town troop out in large numbers, went straight to the house the driver and set it ablaze. Meanwhile, the driver, Mr Abisoye  Wobo, had fled the town to avoid being lynched by the youths.

However, Men of State Police Command and other security agents were said to have quickly moved in to prevent further breakdown of  law and other in the community by the aggrieved youths.

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