One dead, two seriously injured in Ota road crash
The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Friday, disclosed that one person died while two others sustained serious injuries in an accident involving a Man Diesel truck and a motorcycle at Oju-Ore, Idiroko Road in Ota.
The TRACE Area Commander for Sango-Ota, Adekunle Ajibade said the accident occurred in Lombardy area at about 3.00 p.m.
According to Ajibade, the accident occurred when a pedestrian suddenly crossed the road while the Bajaj motorcycle marked TTN377WJ was trying to overtake the truck with registration number XA733MGU.
The motorcyclist died immediately while the two passengers on the bike were severely injured.
“Incidentally, the two passengers at the back of the motorcycle jumped over the bike and thus escaped being hit. But they sustained various degrees of injuries,” Ajibade said, per DailyPost.
“The corpse of the motorcyclist had been deposited at the morgue of Ifo General Hospital, while the survivors are receiving treatment at the same hospital.”