Crime

4 Feared Dead In Ogun Accident

Four people have been presumed dead in fatal crash that occurred in Ijebu Ode-Oru road.

The accident involved a truck and a commercial bus.

Witness told journalists that the truck which was heading towards Ijebu-Ode from Ibadan axis lost control and collided with the bus that was coming in the opposite direction.

The witness claimed that driver and three passengers in the bus loaded with Kolanut died on the spot.

The spokesman of the State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, TRACE, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi who confirmed the incident in a statement in Abeokuta said timely intervention of Police and Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC officials prevented the angry mob from setting the truck ablaze.

Attributing the incident to reckless and dangerous driving on the part of the truck driver, Mr Akinbiyi said the body of the four victims had been deposited at the morgue of the Ijebu-Ode General Hospital while the injured truck driver was also receiving treatment at the same hospital.

Olusegun Folarin

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