Truck crushes mother, child, one other to death in Ogun

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A Mack truck loaded with soft drinks crushed a woman and her child to death in and also claimed the life of the truck’s Motor Boy at Ajibawo in Atan on Sango /Idiroko road, Ogun.

The Spokesman, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, on Thursday, confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

He said that the accident occurred around 5:45 pm and was caused by wrongful overtaking, complicated by loss of control by the truck, marked, LSD 563 XW.

“In the process of overtaking another truck ahead of it loaded with granite, the edge of the truck loaded with soft drinks entered a ditch which results in its fall, killing a woman and her child selling along the road and the motor boy.

”Four people were involved in the accident which included three male and one female, two male and one female died in the accident while one person was injured.

”The injured had been taken to Oluwalogbon Hospital, Atan before the arrival of TRACE officials while the corpses had been claimed by their relatives,” he said.

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