Accident involving a truck leads to crushing 3 to death in Ogun

In a very unfortunate incident, three persons were on Friday night crushed to death in an accident involving a truck and a motorcycle around Abiola way close to Iyana mortuary in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Saturday.

Akinbiyi clarified that the motorcycle rider, according to an eyewitness, lost control and got crushed in an attempt to overtake the trailer.

The eyewitness said that the rider and his two passengers died on the spot.

The TRACE spokesman explained that the incident happened around 8pm on Friday, but the trailer driver did not stop.

Akinbiyi said the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of the State Hospital, Ijaye in Abeokuta.

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He appealed to motorists to avoid wrongful overtaking, drive carefully and always obey traffic rules and regulations.

(NAN)

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