10 killed in autocrash on Abeokuta-Ibadan road

A motor accident

Ten people have died in a fatal auto crash at Olokuta village, near Orile Ilugun, along the Abeokuta-Ibadan road.

The accident, which occurred on Tuesday night, involved a truck marked BDG 174 XE and a bus, whose number plate is EKY 185 XH.

Spokesman of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Commander Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the driver of the truck caused the accident.

Akinbiyi explained that the truck driver who was asleep while driving on top speed, crashed into the bus carrying 10 passengers.

All the passengers in the bus, including eight males and two females, died on the spot, while the truck driver sustained injury.

The remains of those who died, according to Akinbiyi, had been taken to the morgue of a private hospital in Ibadan, while the injured truck driver is in police custody.

 

 

 

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