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Truck crushes motorcycle passenger to death in Ogun

He said the passenger was crushed to death when she suddenly fell under the truck.

• December 8, 2023
Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE)
Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE)

Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), on Friday, said a commercial motorcycle passenger was crushed to death at Hamadiyah Junction, Oju-Ore, Ogun.

Adekunle Ajibade, the South-West area commander of TRACE, confirmed the incident to journalists in Ota.

Mr Ajibade explained that the unfortunate incident, which involved a truck and a commercial motorcyclist, occurred at about 3.20 p.m. on Oje-Ore road, Ota, inbound.

He said the passenger was crushed to death when she suddenly fell under the truck, upon collision with the motorcycle.

“The corpse of the female victim has been deposited at the morgue in Ifo General Hospital, Ogun,” he said.

Mr Ajibade said the truck had been towed away from the road to ease traffic in the area.

He advised commercial motorcyclists and truck drivers to always obey traffic rules and regulations and desist from dangerous driving to reduce mishaps during festive season.

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