Tragedy as truck crushed two students of same parents to death in Ogun
Tragedy struck, on Thursday afternoon, in Ogijo area of Sagamu Local Government, as a truck crushed two children of the same parents to death.
The Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the incident involves a Bajaj motorcycle and a Man diesel truck along Sagamu -Ikorodu road.
The incident occurred about 7.57 am and was said to have been caused by reckless driving on the part of the motorcycle rider.
“According to an eyewitness account, the four persons on the motorcycle are students of Idagba Community High School, Sotubo and Wesley primary school, Ogijo, with one them riding the motorcycle conveying him and the others to school.
“In an attempt for the motorcyclist to find its way in between two trailers, the motorcycle fell on its side and the rear tyre of one of the trailers ran over them.
“Two of the passengers on the motorcycle, who are brothers from the same parents dying on the spot,” he said.
Akinbiyi explained that the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu while the injured were taken to the same hospital for treatment.
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