Trailer crushes 3 to death on motorcycle in Abeokuta


Three persons were on Friday night crushed to death in an accident involving a truck and a commercial  motorcycle around Abiola Way and Iyana mortuary in Abeokuta.

The accident occurred at about 8pm when   the motorcycle rider allegedly lost control while trying to overtake the trailer.

The rider and his two passengers died on the spot.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), said  the trailer driver did not stop.

Akinbiyi said the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of the State Hospital, Ijaye in Abeokuta.