A Toyota Corolla car has reportedly crushed three commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, to death at Arepo bus stop along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State.
Our correspondent learnt that the driver of the speeding car rammed the vehicle into the motorcyclists who were at the bus stop, waiting to pick passengers.
It was gathered that the Corolla marked FKJ 848 FH, a Bajaj motorcycle marked WDE 184 UP, two other motorcycles with registration numbers SGM 404 VL and DED 802 VC and another unregistered motorcycle were involved in the incident.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ogun State, Ahmed Umar confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta.
Umar disclosed that the incident occurred at 12:30pm on Thursday.
He explained that eight persons – seven men and one woman – were involved in the accident, saying that four people were injured while one person was unhurt.
He said three men who were motorcycle riders were killed in the accident.
Umar said the injured victims were taken to Beachland Hospital and ROA Hospital, both in Arepo, while two of the deceased were taken by the Hausa community at Arepo for burial.
He added that the remaining dead person was taken to Divine Touch Hospital morgue
Umar advisee motorists to obey traffic rules and regulations.