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According to reports, two teenage pedestrians—possibly siblings—were struck and killed by a speeding car on the Imowo-Ibadan Road in the Ogun State local government area of Ijebu Ode.

This was revealed to the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency spokesperson.

The teens were killed when the driver of a Honda car struck them at a high speed on Monday morning, according to Akinbiyi. The incident occurred at around eight in the morning.

He continued by saying that some young people in the area tried to attack the driver and set the car on fire after witnessing the chaos and the dead bodies of the children. Fortunately, the situation was quickly brought under control by the Army, the police, TRACE officials, and other emergency responders.

Akinbiyi continued, “Eyewitness accounts indicate that the driver of the Honda car was traveling at an excessive speed before losing control and smashing into the children who were strolling along the side of the road, causing backup traffic and instantly killing them.

The driver would have been lynched, the car would have burned, and there would have likely been mayhem if it were not for TRACE, the Army, and the police.”For additional investigation, the wrecked car has been towed to the Obalende Police Station in Ijebu-Ide.

Simultaneously, the male and female siblings’ bodies have been placed in the mortuary of Ijebu-Ode General Hospital.A spokesperson for TRACE expressed sympathy to the deceased’s family and asked people to use caution when crossing the road and to refrain from speeding when on the expressway.”

While TRACE, the Nigerian Army, and the police offer their condolences to the deceased’s family, they remind drivers that driving too fast has dangerous consequences.

When strolling alongside the road, pedestrians are also asked to refrain from backing up traffic. Instead, they ought to face oncoming traffic in order to stay safe.

On March 2, it was reported that following the alleged deaths of three individuals near the Kara-OPIC bus stop on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, a mob set a Hilux Toyota car on fire.

According to reports, three people were killed and two more were injured when the white Toyota Hilux with the license plate EPE80J lost control and crashed into onlookers at the bus stop.

This was revealed in a statement provided to journalists on Saturday by Florence Okpe, the spokeswoman for the Federal Road Safety Corps’ Ogun State Sector Command.

The injured individuals were allegedly brought to the Lagos Emergency Centre in Ojota to receive medical attention.

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