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Two die in Ogun auto crash

By Guardian Nigeria
24 February 2022   |   3:16 am
Two people have died in an accident involving a trailer and a motorcycle at Asero area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Tuesday night.

Two people have died in an accident involving a trailer and a motorcycle at Asero area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Tuesday night.

It was learnt that the motorcyclist was trying to manoeuvre the junction in-between Asero and Car wash, when the accident occured.

Ogun State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, yesterday, said the accident occured at about 8:00 p.m.

Oyeyemi noted that an angry mob descended on the truck and set it ablaze, while the driver of the vehicle took to his heels.

He said: “The incident occurred at about 8:00 p.m. The command learnt that a trailer crushed two people travelling on an Okada at the More Junction in Abeokuta.

“The mob we heard later set the trailer ablaze. We are already investigating the incident.”

Oyeyemi explained that the deceased were taken to the morgue at the State Hospital Ijaye by officers of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE).

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