Akinbiyi reported that the incident occurred around 3:30 pm, adding that the driver of the truck, marked SMK 82 XY, lost control, skidded off the road and rammed into the roadside hawkers, killing them on the spot.
He stated that three other people were injured in the accident.
“The truck has been taken to Mowe Divisional Police Station, with the driver in their custody,” Akinbiyi said.
Akinbiyi said that the deceased were deposited at the Idera morgue in Sagamu, while the injured were taken to Famobis Hospital, Mowe.
The TRACE spokesman commiserated with the family of the deceased and also urged motorists to avoid excessive speeding and reckless driving on the road.
You may be interested
For How Long Is My Motor Insurance Policy Valid?Webby - September 12, 2022
When purchasing auto insurance, you can tailor many aspects, including the types of coverage you select, the amount of your…
Buhari didn’t call for removal of Keyamo as APC campaign spokesperson – PresidencyWebby - September 27, 2022
The presidency has refuted reports that President Muhammadu Buhari called for the removal of the Minister of State for Labour…
TCN restores national grid after collapseWebby - September 27, 2022
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has almost completed the restoration of the national grid after its collapse…
Atiku appoints Saraki, Anyim, Shekarau, Secondus, others as advisersWebby - September 26, 2022
From Ndubuisi Orji, AbujaPeoples Democratic Party ( PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as…