Hit and Run driver kills man on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

Hit and Run driver kills man on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

A hit-and-run driver killed a yet-to-be-identified middle-aged man near the Owode-Ijako bus stop, on the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.

Mrs Temitope Oseni, the Owode-Ijako Unit Commander, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident on Friday in Ota, Ogun.

Oseni explained that the incident which occurred around Owode slope before the bus stop, inbound Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, happened in the early hour of Friday.

“The unknown man was knocked down by a suspected hit-and-run vehicle due to excessive speeding of the driver.

The lifeless body of the victim was still at the scene of the incident, but we have contacted the authority in charge of evacuation from the road,”she said.

The unit commander warned motorists against speeding and urged them to always slow down, while approaching where the people are crossing.

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She advised the people to exercise patience and be careful while crossing the roads.


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