Driver Runs Over 2-year-old In Ogun


A driver has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for crushing a two-year-old girl to death in Warewa, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The police said that a truck driver, one Emmanuel Alfred, was arrested on December 3 for allegedly killing a bus driver, Alfa Rafiu, who was repairing his bus parked in Ibafo along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

This was contained in a statement by the spokesperson for the state police command, SP Omolola Odutola, on Tuesday .

The statement partly read, “Ogun State Police Command has arrested one reckless truck driver identified as Emmanuel Alfred and one other driver who recklessly killed another road user and a two-year-old girl in separate motor accidents in the state.

“On December 3, 2023, a motor vehicle rammed into a commercial driver of a bus with registration number KWARA AFN 890 YNL, identified as Alfa Rafiu, of Ile Ofearan in Kwara State, who was repairing his Toyota Hiace Bus, which was well parked by the roadside after developing a fault.

“The driver, Alfa Rafiu, lost his life on the spot. The corpse has been deposited at a mortuary in Ibafo. The vehicle has been recovered for safekeeping purposes.”

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