Auto Crash Claims Ogun Hospital Matron's Life While Going For Promotion Interview - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Friday, July 2, 2021

Auto Crash Claims Ogun Hospital Matron's Life While Going For Promotion Interview

A  woman identified as a nurse and staff of the State General Hospital, Iperu, Ogun State, has died in an auto accident when a Muraino Jeep conveying her from Iperu  to Abeokuta, the State capital, tumbled into a bush on Friday. 

The woman who was also said to be the Matron of the state - owned hospital, was going to Abeokuta for promotion interview when the auto crash that claimed her life occurred. 

She was being conveyed at the time in a Murano jeep marked APP 347 GF by her husband, they lost control of the wheel, grazed against the road median and summersaulted into the bush. 

The Daily Crucible learnt that the couple  were hurrying to meet the promotion interview when the accident occurred at the Onipepeye corridor of the Abeokuta - Siun - Sagamu expressway.

The woman was said to have died on the spot while her husband had fracture.
The Spokesman of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps(TRACE), Babatunde  Akinbiyi,  confirmed the accident.

Akinbiyi attributed the cause to "over - speeding," and said the injured was taken to the general hospital, Ijaiye,  Abeokuta while the remains of the Matron were deposited at the hospital Morgue. 

He said:"According to eyewitness account, the vehicle was coming from Iperu to Abeokuta, with the driver (husband) taken his wife, who is a matron at Iperu General Hospital, to Abeokuta for a promotion interview, when he suddenly lost control of the vehicle, due to overspeeding, and ran into the bush.

The matron died on the spot and her body taken to Ijaiye General Hospital morgue.
The injured husband is still at the hospital with fracture at the back. The vehicle has been taken to Obafemi Owode Police Station.

"While TRACE Corps commiserate with the family of the deceased drivers are again warn to desist from overspeeding, as well as reckless and dangerous driving, particularly with the raining season around, in view of its attendant consequences."

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