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Mon, Sep 11, 2023 2:10 PM

Tragic Accident Claims Life of Pregnant Woman in Ogun State

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Tragic Accident Claims Life of Pregnant Woman in Ogun State
A tragic accident in Magboro, Ogun State, involving a truck has claimed the life of a pregnant woman and injured her two-year-old child. The incident occurred when the truck suffered brake failure and swerved into a busy market, causing chaos and leaving several vehicles damaged. The Federal Road Safety Corps has been alerted and is investigating the accident.

A tragic accident has occurred in Magboro, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, leaving a pregnant woman dead and her two-year-old child injured. The incident took place when a truck suffered brake failure and swerved into Magboro market, causing chaos and destruction.

Eye witnesses at the scene reported that the truck veered off its course and hit several vehicles before crashing into the busy market. A car was struck by the truck, and a motorcycle was found trapped beneath it.

The pregnant woman, who had come to the market to buy foodstuffs, was tragically crushed to death by the out-of-control truck. Her two-year-old child, who was with her at the time, suffered injuries and was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.

The incident has raised concerns about road safety in Nigeria, with many questioning the adequacy of measures taken to prevent such tragic accidents. The Federal Road Safety Corps has been alerted about the incident and is conducting an investigation into the cause of the brake failure and the circumstances surrounding the accident.

Florence Okpe, the spokesperson for the Ogun State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, assured the public that they would release a report on their findings as soon as the investigation is concluded. Efforts to get an update on the matter from her have been unsuccessful, as calls made to her line went unanswered, and she did not respond to a text message.

This unfortunate incident is not an isolated one in Nigeria. Accidents on the roads have claimed several lives and continue to be a pressing issue. It is crucial for road users to exercise caution and for authorities to work towards ensuring better road safety standards and effective measures to prevent such tragedies from occurring in the future.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the deceased woman. May she rest in peace, and may her child recover swiftly from the injuries.

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