Two dead, one injured in Ogun auto crash

Two male adults lost their lives while one was injured on Tuesday morning, in an auto crash that occurred near Christopher University, Ibafo area, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The auto crash, according to the Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, happened when a Mitsubishi Lancer marked AJW 465 AA loaded with Pepper rammed into a moving truck at about 7.44 am.

The driver of the truck was said to have run away according to an eyewitness, while the driver of the Mitsubishi and one other passenger on board lost their lives.

ALSO READ: JUST IN: Okowa, wife, daughter test negative for coronavirus

The remains of the dead have been evacuated and taken to a private morgue in Sagamu, while an injured person was moved to a hospital for medical attention.

He said, “The cause of the accident cannot be immediately ascertained for now, because the only person that could have given a lead in that regards is the injured victim whose case is critical because he can neither talk nor make any gesture that can give a lead.

But we suspect it could be as a result of brake failure and loss of control due to overspeeding.”

Adebiyi said the accident vehicle had been taken off the road for a free flow of traffic.


All Nigerians Should Get Tested For COVID-19  – PTF
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has recommended testing of all Nigerians as a way to track the prevalence of coronavirus infection and understand how to tackle it… Read Full Story
The cold war between the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs took a new twist on Monday as the management of the Federal government intervention agency declined appearance before the latter… Read Full Story
He said a sporadic shootout with the One Million Boys gang occurred when men of Operation Burst moved in to rescue the victim who was kidnapped by the gang and kept in an abandoned building in the area… Read Full Story
Over 75 concerned civil society organisations and environment groups in Nigeria and outside have condemned the plans to introduce Genetically Modified mosquitoes into Nigeria… Read Full Story



You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More