Former Governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, yesterday May 29th, lost one of his son in an auto crash on the Eko Bridge in Lagos.
The deceased, identified as Adebola Ladoja, was actually driving a Golf saloon car, marked, AKD107CJ, and was also said to be on his way to Lagos island when a Daf truck, with registration number, JJJ 59 XA, driven by one Justice Oseghai, rammed into his car on the Eko Bridge.
Eyewitness said the driver of the Daf truck, was on a top speed, and lost control of his vehicle, crashed crashed into the deceased’s car.
He said, “It took several hours before the victim could be rescued from the wreckage of the vehicle. He was trapped behind the wheels with blood gushing out of his head.”
Ngozi Braide who is the Lagos State Police Spokesperson confirmed the incident and added that the incident occurred at about 3.30pm.
She said, “At about 3.30pm on the Eko Bridge, Lagos Island, a Daf truck with number plate, JJJ 59 XA, driven by one Justice Oseghai, ran into a Volkswagen Golf saloon car, marked, AKD 107 CJ, driven by one Adebola Ladoja, the son of a former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasheed Ladoja.
“The victim died on the spot. The corpse has been removed to the Lagos Island General Hospital mortuary for autopsy while the truck driver has been arrested.”