Again, Truck Falls On Tricycle On Ogun Bridge, Kills Three
Fred Omotara, Lagos
For commuters leaving home for work very early in the morning of Wednesday in Iju area of Ota in Ogun State, it was another gory tale of death on the Iju bridge along Idiroko road when a truck fell on a tricycle popularly referred to as Keke Napep, killing three occupants of the Keke Napep instantly and leaving many others trapped.
As of the time of filing in this report, men of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) had already cordoned off the area and were battling with traffic control while a Crane and a Flat Bed had just arrived to evacuate the accidented truck.
According to an official of TRACE, “The TRACE Management is on top of the accident involving a truck falling on Marwa, killing three and trapping unspecified number of victims early morning Wednesday.
“We’ve already gone out to hire a Crane and a flat bed which have just arrived, at 12.54pm, for evacuation of the accidented truck and Marwa.
“The three dead victims have been placed on the side of the road for identification by their relations.
“Meanwhile, TRACE operatives working in consonance with other security agencies are on ground controlling the already chaotic traffic.
“We appeal to the general public to be law abiding and cooperate with traffic agencies.”