A tragic incident occurred around Lotto, inbound Lagos on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Friday June 4 as two hawkers were crushed to death by a truck. 

The incident occurred around 3:30pm as confirmed by Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesman of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE). 

It was learnt that the driver of the truck with number plate SMK 82 XY, lost control, skidded off the road and rammed into two female road-side hawkers, killing them on the spot.

The corpses were deposited at Idera morgue in Sagamu, while three other people who were injured were taken to Famobis hospital, Mowe.

The truck has been taken to Mowe Divisional Police Station, with the driver in their custody.