Trailer Crushes Two Pupils in Ogun
Two school pupils have been presumed dead while two other persons were injured in a crash that occurred on Sagamu-Ikorodu road in Ogun State.
The accident involved a truck marked SHR 35 XA and a motorcycle with registration number LSD638QB reportedly conveying the pupils of Idagba Community High School, Sotubo, and Wesley Primary School, Ogijo.
A witness explained that the motorcyclist while trying to find his way between two trailers fell sideways and the rear tyre of one of the trailers ran over the passengers, killing two siblings on the spot.
Spokesman of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi who confirmed the incident in a statement in Abeokuta, commiserated with the families of the deceased and cautioned road users against reckless and dangerous acts on the roads.
He said the presumed dead and the injured victims had been taken to Olabisi Onabanjo university Teaching Hospital, OOUTH, Sagamu.