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JUST IN:Two persons crushed to death, three injured at the old tollgate Ota, Ogun State around 5.30AM

A truck has run into two stationary motorcycles at the roadside, crushing two to death in the process in the early hours of Friday.….CONTINUE..READING>>>

The accident which occurred at the old tollgate Ota, Ogun State around 5.30am, killed a female pedestrian and a commercial motorcycle operator who was taking a nap atop his parked motorcycle. Three other persons were also injured in the process.

It was learnt the Volvo truck marked T-14223LA had a break failure and ploughed into the two stationary motorcycles.

The Public Relations Officer of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the accident, said the remains of the female pedestrian had been taken away by the family for burial while the corpse of the male motorcyclist was deposited at Ifo state morgue.

Akinbiyi added the truck driver and his apprentice fled the scene immediately to avoid a mob attack.

“The other injured victims were rescued by good Samaritans to an unknown clinic before the arrival of first responders.

“TRACE commiserates with the families of the deceased, drivers, particularly articulated drivers are advised to service and maintain their vehicles always before setting out on a journey in view of it’s attendant consequences,” Akinbiyi said.….CONTINUE..READING>>>

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