A truck driver was confirmed dead on Thursday in an accident involving a Sino truck loaded with Trophy beer and a Daf truck around Kyakyama axis on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta .
Akinbiyi explained that the accident occurred around 4am and was caused by reckless driving on the part of truck loaded with Trophy beer who rammed to the stationed Daf truck.
He noted that the two trucks had number plate, saying that three people were involved in the accident.
“Learnt the driver of the trophy laden truck was the dead victim and the accidented vehicles have been taken to Police Motor Traffic Division, Ogere Tollgate,” he said.
Akinbiyi implored motorists to avoid excessive speed and always obeyed traffic rules and regulations.
He noted that the Injured victims were rescued to Victory Hospital , Ogere Remo, while the corpse of the dead had been deposited at FOS Mortuary, Ipara.