The First Gate bus stop, Tin Can Island Port, Lagos yesterday witnessed a gory scene when a lady simply identified as Esther was crushed to death by a truck.
According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when some policemen stopped a commuter bus driver and created a traffic jam while trying to extort money from the driver.
The incoming truck it was learnt ran over the deceased who was identified as a staff of North Atlantic Agency, Tin Can Island, Apapa.
The lady reportedly died on the spot while the policemen who allegedly caused the incident that led to the accident fled the scene immediately.
Policemen from Tin Can Island Division arrived at the area minutes later to carry the corpse of the Edo State-born lady.
An angry mob attempted to attack the policemen who shot severally in the air to disperse the crowd, and successfully removed the corpse.
The driver of the truck that crushed the lady reportedly fled the scene before he could be apprehended by the angry crowd.
No word yet from the Divisional Police Officer, DPO attached to Tin Can Police Division.