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Bike accident leaves mother dead, husband, son injured in Ogun

A woman has died while her husband and son suffered varying degrees of injuries in a motorbike accident yesterday on the Abeokuta – Ibadan road. New Telegraph learnt that the woman and her son were going to church on a motorcycle, being driven by her husband when the accident occurred at  Obantoko, the Abeokuta end of the road.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi confirmed the accident to journalists in Abeokuta.

 

According to Akinbiyi, the husband who was riding the motorcycle swerved to avoid a head-on collision with another motorcyclist coming from the opposite direction.

Akinbiyi said the deceased fell as the motorcycle swerved and hit her head on the hard  road. He said, soon as the other motorcyclist saw the damage done, he sped off from the scene. Akinbiyi added that the accident happened opposite the Mobil Petrol Station, Obantoko outbound Abeokuta-Ibadan road.

“Her corpse has been taken away by the family for burial at Osiele axis.” While commiserating with the family of the deceased TRACE warned motorcyclists to be careful, cautious, patient and avoid excessive speed, particularly on narrow highways, in view of its attendant consequences.

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