Dangote Truck Crushes 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Sagamu-Benin Highway Driver Fled

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A road  accident on Tuesday  involving a Dangote truck and a Honda car  left one person dead and two others critically injured on  the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in Ogun.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the  Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta.

Akinbiyi, who  said  the accident happened at about  9:30 am at Olorunpodo axis of  the expressway, disclosed that  the car with registration number CW 23 ENU was hit by the truck from behind and the driver thereafter  fled.

“According to an eye witness, the Honda car with three occupants and  coming from Ijebu-Ode was hit by a Dangote truck and the truck driver  ran away.

“One person died in the accident while two others were injured and they were  all males, ” he said.

The TRACE spokesman explained that the injured were taken to Hope Hospital in J4  area of Ijebu-Ode  while the dead was deposited at Ijebu-Ode General Hospital.

He added  that the car  had been taken to Ogbere Police Area Command.



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