Tragedy struck today when a pregnant and a minor were crushed to death by a truck along the Abeokuta-Ibadan expressway in Ogun State.
VOP News gathered that the truck laden with cement lost control and rammed into a building killing two and injuring four other occupants of the building.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun state Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident to journalists in Abeokuta.
Akinbiyi disclosed that the truck was traveling to Ibadan from Ewekoro when the driver lost control and rammed into the building.
Akinbiyi attributed the cause of the accident to over speeding which lead to a loss in control which made the truck driver ram into the building.
He said a team of police officers was deployed to the scene of the incident to prevent youths who were angered by the accident from causing chaos.