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Tragedy: Reckless Driver Crushed Two Men to Death in Ibadan

A fatal accident that occurred earlier today between a trailer and a commercial motorcycle(Okada) has claimed two lives today in Ibadan.

The accident happened this morning around 10 a.m at Lad Hospital junction, along with New Garage, towards Orita challenge in Ibadan.

According to an eyewitness, the accident was due to reckless driving by the trailer driver, the Okada man was said to be one of the Northerners residing in Ibadan while his passenger was a Yoruba man.

It was reported that both the Okadaman and his passenger were crushed in the head thereby making it impossible to identify them.

The trailer with Registration number SGM 180 XA has since been at large as the Driver sped off after the tragic event.

Remains of the deceased were later deposited at the Ade-Oyo General Hospital, Ibadan.

An appeal has now been made by residents of New Garage-Orita Challenge area to the government of the Oyo State to hasten the construction of the abandoned Road linking the areas together, so as to ensure smooth movement of Vehicles and the Safety of Lifes of road users around the area as cases of accident is becoming too much on this route.