Tragedy struck in Osun community as a pregnant woman and two others lost their lives in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 7th.
This sad incident reportedly happened at Lamenco Area of Osogbo, the Capital of Osun state.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the accident as a result of a break failure of a truck with registration number FNN 364 XA loaded with sand which was heading towards stadium on the West bye pass around the sloppy Lamenco roundabout.
A commercial motorcyclist and two passengers on the bike were reportedly crushed by the tipper. A Nissan vehicle that had a pregnant woman as an occupant was also hit by the tipper. She later died in the hospital she was rushed too.
According to reports, “The tipper lost its break and was struggling to stop the car but failed, he was attempting to climb the wall of the roundabout when he crushed the commercial motorcyclists with the two passengers on it.
The rider and a female passenger died on the spot while another male passenger was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The incident resulted into traffic until the Osun State Ambulance Service arrived the scene to evacuate the bodies and the survivor to the hospital” an eyewitness said