Fatal Crash On Ogun State Expressway Claims Lives Of Bus Driver And Motor Boy

Date: 11-04-2024 9:47 am (1 month ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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Tragedy struck along the Ota-Idiroko Expressway in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State as a drunk driver collided with a bus near the Castinjo/Ola bus stop, resulting in the death of the bus driver and his motor boy.

According to reports from the scene, the intoxicated driver, operating a MAN Diesel truck without a number plate, was traveling at high speed when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the oncoming bus with registration number LND 224 GF, headed towards Ota.

Eyewitnesses recount the horrifying scene that unfolded around 6:48 am, as the impact of the collision claimed the lives of the bus driver and his assistant instantly. The reckless driver, allegedly under the influence of alcohol, fled the scene, leaving behind the wreckage and chaos.

Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, confirmed the incident, emphasizing the dangers of drunk driving and excessive speed. The crash not only resulted in tragic loss but also caused significant traffic congestion along the expressway, disrupting the morning commute for hours.

Following the collision, authorities swiftly responded, clearing the debris from the road and transporting the casualties to the Onipanu Divisional Police Station and Ifo General Hospital Morgue, respectively.

In a statement addressing the incident, Akinbiyi reiterated the need for motorists to prioritize safety on the roads, warning against the deadly consequences of irresponsible driving behavior.

As investigations into the crash continue, the community mourns the loss of lives and grapples with the repercussions of yet another preventable tragedy. The incident serves as a solemn reminder of the urgent need for stricter enforcement of traffic regulations and heightened public awareness campaigns to curb road accidents caused by negligence and recklessness behind the wheel.


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