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Pedestrian Killed As Truck Crashes Into Ogun River

Pedestrian Killed As Truck Crashes Into Ogun River

Pedestrian Killed As Truck Crashes Into Ogun River

Pedestrian Killed As Truck Crashes Into Ogun River

A truck that purportedly hit a bystander before crashing into a river near the old toll gate, Ota, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, has been declared dead.

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According to reports, the tragedy happened on Saturday night after the driver’s brakes failed and he lost control.

Ahmed Umar, the Federal Road Safety Corps’ Ogun Sector Commander, confirmed the event to reporters on Sunday in Abeokuta.

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According to Umar, a Toyota Camry with the registration number AKD 670 HF, a pickup TATA with the registration number AKD 92 XH, and an unregistered vehicle were all involved in the accident, which happened at 10:10 p.m.

Pedestrian Killed As Truck Crashes Into Ogun River

Umar added that the accident was caused by a mechanical deficiency, speed, and brake failure on the part of the truck which later plunged into the river.

The FRSC boss stated that the deceased was a passer-by.

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“Six people were involved, all male adults. Five persons were unhurt while one death was recorded from the accident.

“The dead body was deposited at Ifo General Hospital in Ifo.

“The scene of the accident is cordoned off to avoid secondary crash and effort is on to remove the vehicle from the river,” he said.


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