February 8, 2023

ACCIDENT: MOTHER,TODDLER CRUSHED TO DEATH ALONG OTA-IDIROKO ROAD, OGUN

A toddler and his mother were on Friday crushed to death along Ota-Idiroko Road in Ogun State.

The accident involved two motorcycles, marked, MEK 341 VN and TTD 479 VD and the Mazda car with registration number, TG 557 AAA.

It occurred in front of Muslim Progressive High School, Oke Odan.

The Spokesman of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi confirmed the accident in a statement in Abeokuta.

Akinbiyi disclosed that, three other persons sustained varying degrees of injuries.

According to him, the Mazda car suffered a brake failure which caused the driver to lose control of the wheels and rammed into the motorcycles.

“Both the Mazda car and the motorcycles were heading towards Idiroko, with the motorcycles in front while the car was behind them.

“It was learnt the vehicle suddenly developed brake failure and rammed into the motorcycles in its front, killing the female passenger and her male toddler, who is between 3 and 4years old, while the rider was as injured.

“The dead victims, the woman and her 3-4 years old boy have have been claimed by their relatives for burial, with the permission of the Police, while the three male injured victims were rescued by the FRSC.

“The driver of the Mazda has reported himself to the Oke-Odan divisional police station for further investigation with the motorcycles and the car also deposited there”, Akinbiyi said.

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