Motor Crash: 2 drivers, student dead in Ogun State

Ademola Ayinla Timothy, A 26-year-old undergraduate Guidance and Counseling student at Lagos State University (LASU), has died after being involved in a devastating auto crash in Ogun State

Ademola Ayinla Timothy, A 26-year-old undergraduate Guidance and Counseling student at Lagos State University (LASU), has died after being involved in a devastating auto crash in Ogun State. The student was travelling at the time of the accident. The accident resulted in the deaths of two drivers.

Another driver involved in the accident is currently receiving treatment in a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, some media sources have suggested that the 26-year-old student Ademola Ayinla left Lagos at about 6:45 am on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. He was, at the time, travelling in a blue Lexus car.

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Twenty-eight-year-old Sorunke Emmanuel, a student of LASU, was driving the vehicle. Investigations suggest that the two youngsters travelled to Tai Solarin University of Education in Ijebu-Ode. When the unfortunate incident occurred, they were near the Babcock University Junction, Ikenne-Remo.

The driver of the vehicle, Emmanuel, is a Crime Puzzle gathered. The accident left him seriously injured. He is currently receiving treatment at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital.

Two other vehicles were also part of the incident. The drivers of both cars have died due to the incident. The two deceased victims’ identities are Rasak Olayinka and Kelechi Nwagu, both males.

Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Omolola Odutola, also spoke to the media regarding the incident. He said the multiple accidents involved a Geon truck, a Toyota Sienna and a Lexus car.

Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ikenne Division SP Oladepo Olarinoye, conducted preliminary investigations on the motor crash. He was one of the early responders at the scene. He asserted that Sorunke Emmanuel, driver of the Lexus car, drove recklessly and rammed into the fast-moving truck. Further, the Sienna bus hit the Lexus car from the rear, which forced the Lexus to somersault.

Rasak Olayinka aged 82, was driving the truck. Further, He is a resident of Ilaye Street, Isale Oko Ofin Sagamu. Meanwhile Kenechi Nwagu of 16, Ngwuagba Obosi, Anambra State, was behind the wheels of the unregistered Toyota Sienna. The police officials evacuated and took the affected vehicles to the station.

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