December 1st, 2014 – Sango Ota Car Crash: Aliko Dangote Truck Driver Killed One, Injured 14 In Ogun State, Driver Arrested
FRSC said a trailer belonging to Africa’s richest billionaire Aliko Dangote lost control earlier today in Ogun State.
The accident that happened along the Toll-Gate in Sango Ota area of Ogun State today claimed one and injured 14 others.
FRSC Unit Commander in Sango Ota, Omatu Sunday said the fatal crash was caused by the reckless driving of a Dangote truck driver around 9:50am.
Sunday said the accident involved five vehicles include an Acura Jeep with registration number GGE-447BJ, a commercial bus with registration number KSF-537 XK, Toyota Jeep with registration number YAB-103 RU, a Dangote trailer with registration number XA 364-GKP and IVECO Truck with registration number KTU-394 XJ.
He said that the brake of the Dangote trailer that was heading to Lagos failed and ran into four vehicles which resulted in the death of a conductor in a commercial bus while 14 others sustained various degrees of injuries.
The commander attributed the cause of the accident to speed and carelessness by the Dangote driver.
The corpse of the conductor had been deposited at Ota General Hospital mortuary while the injured were moved to Leadway Hospital in Sango Ota for treatment.