Tragedy struck as a tipper rammed into a tricycle and an SUV along Idiroko Road, Ogun State leading to the death of one and leaving three injured.
Adekunle Ajibade, Ogun Sango-Ota Area Commander of The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), while adressing newsmen on Friday, November 22nd said that one person died while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in a road accident on Idiroko Road.
According to Ajibade, the accident occurred at about 9:59 a.m. on Friday, around Iyana-Iyesi on Idiroko road, involving a tipper, a jeep and a tricycle. Ajibade, further explained that a tipper with registration number MUS 217 YL lost control due to brake failure and rammed into a tricycle marked LAR 304 VD and an Acura Jeep with registration number KTU 636 DQ.
He said that four persons comprising three males and a female were involved in the accident which resulted in the death of one person, while three others sustained injuries.
“The corpse of the male victim has been deposited at the morgue of State Hospital Ota in Ogun, while the survivors are also receiving treatment at the same hospital,” Ajibade said.
He said that normalcy had been restored and the vehicles towed to the Onipanu Police, Ogun, for a free flow of traffic in the area. Ajibade advised motorists and other road users to always exercise patience as the yuletide period approaches to avoid loss of lives and property.