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An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps has been crushed to death by a truck and injured another one at Sagamu-Ijebu Ode Road in Ogun.
Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, confirmed the incident on Wednesday, saying that the accident occured on Monday.
Umar added that it was caused by the carelessness and speed by the truck driver.
” It was carelessness on the part of the driver, he was on high speed, he lost control and hit the officer.
“The officers were just standing by the vehicle, it was a flat body trailer, hit the officer and brush 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 ran after him , he stopped, left the vehicle and ran away but was arrested and we handed him over to the police,” he said.
He noted that the injured marshal was in the hospital receiving treatment
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