The Chief Executive/Corps Commander, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Commander Seni Ogunyemi says 35 persons have lost their lives in motor accidents in the state in the last two months.
Over 51 road accidents were recorded in June out of which 13 persons died, 95 got injured and 447 traffic offenders were apprehended
In June Over 51 road accidents were recorded out of which 13 persons died, 95 got injured and 447 traffic offenders were apprehended. July 30, 47 road accidents occurred which resulted in the death of 22 persons, while 88 sustained various degrees of injury. While 479 were arrested for various offenses ranging from violation of traffic rules and driving without a license, among others.
Road users in the state were advised to be cautious on the highways, especially in August due to the excessive rainfall witnessed during the month. motorists were always advised to fasten their seat belt while driving and ensure that they had “C-Caution’’ in their vehicles to alert and prevent articulated vehicles from ramming into them.
Majority of the road accidents which has claimed lives to abandoned or broken down vehicles on the highways advised people to call the following emergency lines: 08062703568, 08164286906 and 08020374582 for necessary assistance during emergencies.