One person dies, another injured in Ogun auto crash

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) said one person died and another sustained injury when a truck lost control at the Alagbon-Olorunda bridge along Owode-Idiroko Road area of the State.

Adekunle Ajibade, the South-West Area Commander of TRACE, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ota.

Ajibade said the accident was due to speeding.

He explained that the accident which happened on Friday around 4:15 p.m. involved a Mercedes Benz truck with no registration number and a Bajaj motorcycle with registration number DGB 504 VK.

He added that four persons were involved in the accident, in which one person died and one other person injured, while the rest came out unhurt.

Ajibade said the Mercedes Benz truck lost control due to speeding and rammed into a commercial motorcyclist, thus resulting in both plunging into the river.

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“The injured victim was taken to hospital before our arrival, while the dead one has been claimed by his relatives for the burial rites,” he said.

Ajibade cautioned motorists and motorcycle riders against reckless driving and excessive speeding to reduce or eliminate accidents during this yuletide season.

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