A pregnant woman and two others died in a fatal car accident at Lamenco Area of Osogbo, the Osun state capital on Saturday December 7th.
According to reports, a truck popularly referred to tipper, with registration number FNN 364 XA, loaded with sand was heading towards stadium on the West bye pass before its brake failed as it approached the sloppy Lamenco roundabout.
The tipper crushed a commercial motorcyclists with two passengers, a male and a female, on the bike. The tipper also hit a Nissan vehicle that had a pregnant woman as an occupant. She was rushed to the hospital where she eventually died.
“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