Three people dead has been confirmed and two others injured after an accident occurred on Tuesday at Akinhale village, Ewekoro, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Ogun State.
The accident occurred after the driver of an Iveco truck, with number plate AAA 912 XK lost control of the wheels, leading to detachment of the container which veered off the road into the bush.
Spokesman of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the news said bodies of the victims had been deposited at Ifo General Hospital’s mortuary, while the two injured victims were taken to the state hospital at Ifo.
“The trailer driver was on top speed when suddenly the driver lost control and the body (trailer) detached from the head as a result of not being properly hooked, before it veered into the bush.
“Among the confirmed dead was also the driver of the trailer. The vehicle has been taken to Ewekoro Divisional Police Station” he said.