From a fresh traffic report getting to us, two motorcyclists were tragically killed last Friday night when they were crushed by a truck in a horrific crash along the Abeokuta-Ibadan Road.
2 okada riders were crushed to death in a ghastly road accident on Abeokuta-Ibadan Road last Friday
It was also believed that the unfortunate incident that claimed two lives involved a Leyland truck and two motorcycles near Forte oil filling Station around Kotopo in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.
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Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, who happens to be the spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, while confirmed this tragic incident last Saturday to the newsmen in Abeokuta, the state’s capital, revealed that the accident was caused by reckless driving and impatience on the part of the okada riders.
According to him, the event took place around 8.25 pm. As a result of this reckless driving, the two motorcyclists struck the oncoming truck from the opposite direction. Akinbiyi stated that the crash involved 2 Bajaj motorcycles, one with the registration number SGM 006 VG while the other had no registration number on it. The heavily articulated vehicle, on the other hand, is a Leyland truck with the registration number AAB 969 XV.
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The TRACE spokesperson further disclosed that the two motorcycles and a truck that were involved in this accident were taken to the Aregbe police station in Abeokuta as part of the investigation. He added that the body of one of the deceased had been taken away by his relative while the other corpse had been taken to the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi Aba in Abeokuta.