One dead, two injured in Ota road accident

One dead, two injured in Ota road accident

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A road accident involving a Mercedes Benz truck and a motorcycle has claimed the life of the motorcycle rider while his two passengers were severely injured.

The accident was said to have happened near the Ota toll gate in Ogun State, around 8:10 pm on Wednesday.

According to the Area Commander of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Sango-Ota, Adekunle Ajibade, the accident occurred when the truck driver who was driving against the traffic hit the motorcycle coming from the opposite direction.

“The corpse of the motorcycle rider has been deposited at the Ifo General Hospital morgue while the injured were taken to hospitals in Ota for treatment,” Ajibade said per Punch.

“Ajibade said that both the truck and the motorcycle had been removed from the scene of the accident to ease the free flow of traffic in the area.’’

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