Saturday, 7 October 2017

Life Lost, Others Injured In Fatal Accident In Ogun


One person has been reported dead while three others were injured along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, during an auto crash involving a Toyota RAV 4 and an unidentified truck.

The incident reportedly occurred at about 8.25am Saturday, in Ogere, Ogun State axis, when the Toyota RAV 4 with number plate AGL 743 EM, with four occupants (two males and two females), stopped to catch a glimpse of a vehicle being towed by officials of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE).

An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, said: “The driver of the unidentified truck was driving recklessly before he lost control and hit the RAV 4 from the rear pushing it into a ditch.



“Although rescue operation was immediately carried out by TRACE officials, a female passenger in the RAV 4 was feared dead while others sustained injuries and were rushed to Skylark Hospital for medical attention.”

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer of TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said: “The auto crash caused a heavy traffic jam on the Ogere axis but it has been well managed by other law enforcement agents like the Nigeria Police Force and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

“The body of the deceased was deposited at a private mortuary in Ipara town, Ogun State.”





Source: Daily Post