A container-laden truck somersaulted in motion, crushing two people in Akankan village, along Olodo on the Abeokuta-Ibadan Road in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.
According to the Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, the road crash occurred on Sunday.
Akinbiyi explained that one person died instantly while the other person died while receiving treatment at the State Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta.
The accident, he said, occurred after the driver of the unregistered Mack truck lost control of the vehicle.
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While blaming the driver for over speeding, he noted that the vehicle somersaulted the moment the truck driver stepped on the brakes.
Akinbiyi further said that the victims’ bodies had been taken to the Odeda General Hospital morgue.
The Public Relations Officer used the opportunity to advise drivers against over speeding and other malpractices that could result in road crashes.
He however informed that free flow of traffic had been restored as the truck had been cleared off the road.
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