A Keke driver and a petrol tanker driver in Bauchi State was arrested over the weekend for crushing a baby to death.
The ugly incident occurred when the keke driver carrying a baby was trying to overtake a petrol tanker by the CBN roundabout, unfortunately, the baby fell off from the Keke and was crushed to death.
The incident was confirmed to newsmen by Paul Guar, the Deputy Corps Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC), Bauchi Sector command.
He said, “The tanker was negotiating the roundabout, then the Keke wanted to overtake it from the right hand side at the roundabout.
“As the keke man who had passengers was trying to overtake it, the keke suddenly hit the tyre of the tanker and there was woman with her baby. As a result, the baby fell off and the tanker crushed her head.
“The baby was rushed to the Specialist Hospital where she was confirmed dead.”
The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Kamal Abubakar, a Deputy Superintendent of Police confirmed the arrest both the tanker driver and the Keke driver.