The spokesman of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi on Thursday 17th January, 2019 confirmed that an auto crash in Ogun State claimed three lives.
TRACE spokesman said that a Mack truck loaded with soft drinks on Wednesday crushed a woman and her child to death in an accident which also killed the truck’s Motor Boy at Ajibawo in Atan on Sango/Idiroko road, Ogun State.
Akinbiyi who revealed this to News Agency of Nigeria stated that the accident occurred around 5: 45 pm and was caused by wrongful overtaking, complicated by loss of control by the truck , marked. LSD 563 XW .
He added that four people were involved in the accident which included three male and one female, saying that two male and one female died in the accident while one person was injured .
“In the process of overtaking another truck ahead of it loaded with granite , the edge of the truck loaded with soft drinks entered a ditch which results in its fall, killing a woman and her child selling along the road and the motor boy ,”he said.