- Category: Latest
- Published on Friday, 15 June 2012 12:05
- Written by Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel
A middle aged man was yesterday, crushed to death inside his car yesterday along Lagos-Ibadan expressway when a a MAC truck lost control and rammed into the vehicle killing its only occupant while a pregnant woman and others in another vehicle
narrowly escaped death as their vehicle got badly damaged.
The accident which happened few meters away from the headquarters of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles along the road stirred severe traffic in the road as officers of the Federal road safety corps and other agencies battled for hours to control traffic.
The driver of the truck with registration number Lagos XS 46 Epe which was on the Ibadan-bound lane and loaded with rocks belonging to a foremost industrialists, survived the crash and took to his heels leaving the truck behind upon realising the extent of damage he had done, while the driver of the dark-green colour car with registration number CX 639 LSD died on the spot.
The corpse of the driver was immediately taken to and deposited at an undisclosed hospital while those injured in the accident were also said to be receiving medical attention frm a nearby hospital.