Truck Crushes FRSC Official In Ogun

Truck Crushes FRSC Official

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been crushed by a truck along the  Sagamu-Ijebu Ode Road in Ogun.

Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, confirmed the incident in Abeokuta on Wednesday, saying that it occurred on Monday.

Umar added that “It was carelessness on the part of the driver, as he was on high speed, lost control and hit the officer.

“The officers were standing by our patrol vehicle when a flat-body trailer hit the officer and brushed him in between the truck and the patrol vehicle.

“The officer died while another marshal got injured,” he said.

The sector commander explained that the truck driver did not stop after hitting the officers but was chased by motorists and motorcycle riders who witnessed the incident.

“They pursued him, he stopped, left the vehicle and ran away but was arrested and we have handed him over to the police,” he said.

He noted that the injured marshal is in hospital receiving treatment. (NAN)

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