Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Couple killed by a drunken driver in Ondo

Husband and wife were knocked down and killed by a drunken driver of  a Toyota Camry car in Ode Irele, Irele Local Govnment area of Ondo State.

Aside the deceased, three of their grand children and another old woman were said to have sustained various degrees of injuries as the car rammed into all of them in front of the house.

The deceased Chief and Mrs Samuel Ododo were killed while they were standing in front of their house located at Gbaleju area of the ancient town together with their grandchildren..

Reports said that the driver of the car, identified as Abisoye Wobo was allegedly drunk and was coming from a burial ceremony in the town.

The development irked youths from the town who trooped to the streets and thereafter matched to the house of the alleged killer and set his house ablaze.

Vanguard gathered that the killer had to flee for fear that he may be killed by the protesting youths

His whereabout since weekend when the incident occured is unknown.

The state Police Command Image Maker Wole Ogodo could not be reached for comment but one of his aides said the matter has not been reported at the police headquarters by the Divisional Police Officer DPO of Irele.

He however confirmed that the office has heard of the incident but not officially informed by the appropraite quarter.