A truck driver has terminated the lives of three people from the same family, while trying to dodge a collision with another vehicle on Friday morning along Ijebu – Ibadan road in Ijebu – North local government area of Ogun State
The victims included a man and his two children.
The children and their father were reported to be on a motorcycle taking them to school when the accident occurred.
“The truck driver, who was trying to avoid a collision with another vehicle, veered – off the road and crushed the victims,” an eyewitness recounted.
The truck that killed the victims was burnt along with two of its occupants, while another truck passing by
was also touched by the angry mob.
The Public Relations Officer of Ogun
State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the accident, said he was yet to get full details of the crash.
Also, the Route Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Ogun State, Florence Okpe, in a statement issued on behalf of the Sector Commander, Mr. Clement Oladele, blamed the accident on dangerous driving.
As gathered, the mob eventually burnt down two trucks as a result of the unfortunate incident.