A 50-year old expatriate, Ehisan Fahed Johari, on Friday, was crushed to death while his Personal Assistant was left injured in a road accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta.
Akinbiyi stated that the accident which occured around Danco filling station on the expressway, was caused by excessive speeding and loss of control on the part of a Kia Rio car.
He said TRACE gathered that the expatriate was from Middle East Syria and was on his way to Lagos from Akure with his Toyota Forerunner Jeep , marked LND 345 CV when the accident occurred at about 2:20pm.
He stated that the white man’s car was hit by another car, a development which made him alighted to assess the extent of damages done to his jeep.
“In the process of returning back to his vehicle , a Kia Rio with registration number KSF 725 AX knocked him down and he died on the spot while his personal assistant was injured.
“The car and the driver that hit the white man has been arrested and taken to Sagamu police station”, he said.
Akinbiyi noted that the deceased had been deposited at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, while the injured personal assistant was taken to same hospital.