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.
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.