A woman conveying her girl back to school in Ogun State has suffocated on
Sunday when the private vehicle she was driving slid off the double carriage bridge among Ososa and Odogbolu stretch of the Sagamu– Ore road and plunged into the river underneath.
Her little girl, an understudy of Tai Solarin University was anyway saved from the river.
The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, told The Nation that the vehicle was coming from Lekki in Lagos and going to Ijebu-Ode when the accident happened.
Akinbiyi added that mother and daughter were the only occupants of the vehicle and that the woman was conveying her daughter, who is a student of TASUED, to school at the time but lost control of the wheel and plunged into the river.
“The woman was taken her daughter back to school. As a result of over speeding, the woman lost control of the vehicle and plunged the vehicle into the river.
He said: “The driver, who is the woman and mother of the lady, lost her life, while the daughter is receiving treatment at the Ijebu-Ode General Hospital.”
According to him, the accident vehicle has been evacuated from the river and moved to the Motor Traffic Division (MTD) of the Nigeria Police, Odogbolu Divisional Police Headquarters, Odogbolu.