By Ofonime Iboro
Philip Kolo, a police officer and a commercial motorcyclist were crushed to death by a moving train around PWD bus stop, Ikeja, Lagos State, on Wednesday.
The police officer who was killed was an inspector attached to the Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit Strike Team, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
According to reports, he was on his way to Ikeja on an investigative assignment, and he was on top of the motorcycle when the incident happened.
Reports say the train blared it’s horns from a distance, but the motorcyclists ignored it and tried to cross the rail track very fast, but they got trapped, and were unfortunately crushed to death by the train.
Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, confirmed the incident and said the corpses have been deposited at the Lagos Mainland Hospital mortuary.