By Bose Adelaja
A banker by name Segun Ajisebutu was Tuesday, crushed to death after being knocked down by a BRT bus at Palmgrove bus-stop, Lagos, while he was dashing across the BRT lane.
The incident reportedly occurred around 6am, under Palmgrove pedestrian bridge when the victim was going to his place of work, a new generation bank.
The incident was said to have resulted in traffic jam which took over the BRT lane for hours until the arrival of law enforcement agents who restored normalcy.
The body was laid on the service lane where it was later identified through some documents found in the pocket and the development also announced on a radio station where one of his relatives got wind of the situation and contacted other relatives.
One of the victim’s relatives who identified himself as Lekan spoke to Vanguard in a telephone conversation and said, “He was a promising guy and I had a telephone conversation with him last Sunday when he gave me an assignment to be collected on Friday. It was sad to hear the announcement of his death on radio this morning,”
Segun the father of two from Ondo State was said to be in his early 30s when he met his untimely death and the body has been deposited in a morgue.