Osogbo – There was pandemonium in Osogbo on Sunday when a tipper truck crushed a motorcyclist and three passengers to death.
The Head of Operations, Osun Sector Command of the FRSC, Mr Michael Olapade, confirmed that the accident occurred in front of Osun State Trade Fair Complex, along Osogbo-Iwo Road.
According to Olapade, the commercial motorcyclist was conveying three passengers from Ara in Egbedore Local Government Area to Osogbo, when the incident happened.
“The Mercedes tipper truck, blue in colour, without any registration number, was going to Iwo road, suddenly, the driver lost control when it ran into pothole and collided with the motorcycle with registration number Osun QY 312 ARR,” he said.
He said that the rider of the motorcycle and its three passengers died on the spot, adding that two of the deceased, Fasasi Akeem and Adeniji Wasiu were students of Baptist Grammar School, Osogbo.
The sector commander said that the remains of the deceased had been deposited at the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, for autopsy.
He, therefore, advised all road users to always be conscious and alert to avoid accidents.(NAN)
Truck crushes 4 to death in Osogbo