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One Dies, Three Injured as Tipper Rams into Tricycle, SUV

One person has been reported dead while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in a road accident along Idiroko Road, Ogun State.

Sango-Ota Area Commander of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Adekunle Ajibade told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota on Friday.

Ajibade said that the accident which happened at about 9:59 a.m. on Friday, around Iyana-Iyesi on Idiroko Road, involved a tipper, a jeep and a tricycle.

He explained that a tipper with registration number MUS 217 YL suffered a brake failure and rammed into a tricycle marked LAR 304 VD and an Acura Jeep with registration number KTU 636 DQ.

He said that four persons comprising three males and a female were involved in the accident which resulted in the death of one person, while three others sustained injuries.

“The corpse of the male victim has been deposited at the morgue of State Hospital Ota in Ogun, while the survivors are also receiving treatment at the same hospital,” Ajibade said.

He said that normalcy had been restored and the vehicles towed to the Onipanu Police, Ogun to ensure the free flow of traffic in the area.

Ajibade advised motorists and other road users to always exercise patience as the yuletide period approaches to avoid loss of lives and property.

(NAN)

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