The Federal Road Safety Corps on Sunday confirmed the killing of a woman in an accident on Toll Gate-Sango Ota in Ogun State.
The Sango-Ota Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr. Akeem Ganiyu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota that the accident happened at about 12.45 am. on Sunday.
Ganiyu explained that a truck, with registration number XC 791 LSR, heading to Lagos from Abeokuta, lost control due to brake failure and rammed into two vehicles and a commercial motorcycle.
He stated that two males and a female were involved in the accident.
The unit commander said the female passenger on the motorcycle was killed by the truck, while those in the vehicles escaped unhurt.
“The corpse of the victim was later taken to the mortuary of the General Hospital, Ifo, in Ogun,” he said.
Ganiyu advised motorists to ensure that their vehicles were in good condition before putting them on the road.
He also cautioned them against over-speeding that could lead to loss of lives, adding that commercial motorcyclists also should always use their helmets to prevent head injuries in the event of crash.