Two motorcyclists were on Friday night killed in an accident involving two motorcycles and a Leyland truck opposite Forte Oil filling station around Kotopo on the Abeokuta-lbadan road.
Spokesperson of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE),Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident on Saturday in Abeokuta.
Akinbiyi said that the accident occurred at 8.25 p.m. Friday. He disclosed that it was caused by reckless driving and impatience on the part of the motorcycle riders.
According to him, the motorcyclists rammed into the truck coming from the opposite direction.
He explained that the accident involved two Bajaj motorcycles, one with the registration number SGM 006 VG, and the other with no registration number and a Leyland truck, marked AAB 969 XV.
“The two motorcycles and the truck have been taken to Aregbe police station in Abeokuta,” he said.
He further stressed that one of the deceased was taken away by his relatives while the body of the second person was deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi Aba, in Abeokuta after being confirmed dead by a medical doctor at the hospital.