The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has on Saturday revealed that one person died while three others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mercedes Benz bus and a tricycle on Idiroko Road, in Ogun.
Adekunle Ajibade, the Unit Commander of TRACE in Sango-Ota, confirmed the incident when he said the accident happened at about 8.45 p.m. on Friday.
Ajibade explained that the Mercedes Benz bus with registration number APP 555 XE which was heading toward Oju-Ore lost control, as result of brake failure, while speeding, ran into a tricycle marked AGL 563 QE.
The official said that the bus fell on the tricycle which resulted in injuries to four persons who were on board the tricycle.
Ajibade also said the crash led to the death of one passenger, while three others sustained various degrees of injuries.
“The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the mortuary of the General Hospital, Ota, while the injured are also receiving intensive treatment at the same hospital,’’ he said.
According to him, the driver of the bus alighted and absconded after the accident but the police are on his trail.