A Lexus Jeep, on Sunday, plunged into the river on the Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway, Ogun State, killing a woman and injuring her daughter.
The Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. and was caused by speeding.
He said the woman lost control while on motion and plunged into the river near. “I learnt the vehicle was coming from Lekki in Lagos to Ijebu-Ode when the accident happened.
There were two occupants in the vehicle; the driver who is a woman and her daughter, who is a student of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) in Ijebu Ode.
The woman was taking her daughter back to school. As a result of excessive speeding, the woman lost control of the vehicle and plunged into the river. The mom lost her life, while the daughter sustained injuries,” he said.