Mom taking her daughter to school, dies as their car plunges into river

A Mom taking her daughter to school, has been killed in an accident by a car which plunged into a river on the Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway, Ogun State.

Mom taking her daughter to school, dies as their car plunges into river


The Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the accident involving a Lexus Jeep occurred around 2:45 p.m due to over-speeding.

According to him, the woman lost control while on motion and plunged into the river near.

“I learnt the vehicle was coming from Lekki in Lagos to Ijebu-Ode when the accident happened.

“There were two occupants in the vehicle; the driver who is a woman and her daughter, who is a student of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) in Ijebu Ode.

“The woman was taking her daughter back to school. As a result of excessive speeding, the woman lost control of the vehicle and plunged into the river. The mom lost her life, while the daughter sustained injuries,” he said.

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