By: Smart Olawale
“The vehicle skidded off the road and somersaulted into a ditch with two female passengers…dead on the spot”
No less than two people died in a ghastly road accident that occurred along Fidiwo, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway yesterday.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, eyewitnesses confirmed that the accident resulted from overspeeding.
Confirming this, the spokesperson for Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi told newsmen in Abeokuta that “According to eyewitnesses, the driver was speeding before he suddenly lost control of the vehicle.”
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He added that “The vehicle skidded off the road and somersaulted into a ditch with two female passengers…dead on the spot,”
According to the traffic officer, the vehicle, with plate-number marked YEE 202 XA, carried 7 people (two men, four women, and a girl) before slewing off the road and somersaulting into a marshy ditch.
Akinbiyi begged motorist to avoid overspeeding, also noting that the four injured passengers were taken to Victory Hospital Ogere, while the deceased had been deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara-Remo.
Smart Olawale is a Journalist (writing for HSENations), Marketing & Communication Enthusiast, Digital Marketer, Speaker and Educationist.
He holds a B.Sc Degree in Mass Communication from the prestigious Olabisi Onabanjo University.
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