Truck crutches 4 traders to demise, injures many others


A absolutely loaded truck included in an incident at the pipeline junction of Ogere Remo corridor of the Lagos – Ibadan expressway has still left four traders dead and 4 other folks hurt on Thursday, January 2.

The Country stories that the truck loaded with yam tubers and 14 passengers was heading to Lagos from the North when the accident happened about 4.30 am.

Newswatch collected that the speeding truck ran into the street median subsequent poor visibility, missing handle and skidded off right before it fell on the highway – with the tubers of yam and a side of the truck, pinning the traders to the floor.

The General public Relations Officer of the Ogun Point out Website traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who verified the accident, said that the dead were evacuated to FOS mortuary, Ipara Remo when the hurt taken to idera medical center, Sagamu.

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Babatunde stated: “We learnt the auto was coming from the North in bound Lagos and loaded with yam. The casualty was significantly because some of the passengers who are also possible owners of the yam were being seating on the yam in the the open space at the back again, as a result when it shed manage thanks to above dashing and lousy visibility, it fell by its side with the yam and automobile slipping on them.

“The car has been taken to the Law enforcement Motor Website traffic Division, Iperu.Nevertheless, the driver was among the wounded.

“While TRACE Corps commiserate with the household of the lifeless and wounded, motorists are advised to keep their vehicle quite perfectly, stay clear of in excess of dashing and evening vacation if possible, in particular now that that the harmattan season is here and offering increase to bad visibility every single where by.”



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