A truck Tuesday crushed two persons on a motorcycle to death on the Iludun/Stadium road in Osogbo, Osun State.
The commercial motorcycle operator and his passenger died on the spot.
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An enraged mob burnt the tipper and attempted to lynch the truck driver.
The mob also attacked the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Oja-Oba Police Division, Talatu Abubakar, who made efforts to prevent further damage.
The mob stoned Abubakar, injuring her in the neck and hand.
A witness of the accident told our correspondent that the truck driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed the motorcycle rider and his passenger to death.
The remains of the two persons were deposited at the morgue of the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo.