A rampaging trailer driver named Friday Ambrose has killed three people in a road accident in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Monday.

Ondo State Police Spokesperson, Oluwole Ogodo Mr. Ambrose who recklessly drove a timber trailer causing a collision killing two people riding on motorcycle along Isikan road, the adjourning street of Ondo road in Akure. 

An eyewitness told our correspondent that a man standing by the roadside close to a primary school on the street was also affected by the crash.

The identity of the victims was not immediate available at the time of the accident.

SaharaReporters’ correspondent learned that the crash also caused damage on a section of the St. Louis Primary School, in Akure.

The timber trailer causing the accident has a Lagos plate registration number LAG XN 968 AKD. Scene of timber trailer incident

A source said the driver is believed to have been intoxicted while driving the empty wooden timber trailer.

“I think the driver of the timber truck had already drunk because he swerved off his lane and broke into the second road where two people were standing. The trailer hit the two people and they died instantly,” the source said.

When contacted, Wole Ogodo, the Police Spokesman in the State confirmed the ugly incident to SaharaReporters during a phone conversation, and added that the driver [Mr. Amrose] of the trailer has been arrested.

Ogodo said Mr. Amrose could be charged with murder after the investigation has concluded.

The bodies of the victims have already been deposited at the morgue of the government hospital in the State capital.

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