A tragic accident occurred this afternoon, June 3, 2024 in Oyo State when a young girl was knocked down by a vehicle along Dugbe-Apata road. Eyewitnesses report that the incident was a result of reckless driving by the vehicle’s operator.

The victim, identified as Biola, a 10-year-old girl, was attempting to cross the road when she was hit by a speeding car. Bystanders immediately rushed to her aid, and she was subsequently taken to a nearby hospital where she is currently receiving treatment for her injuries.

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According to witnesses, the driver appeared to be exceeding the speed limit and was reportedly using a mobile phone at the time of the accident. Local residents expressed their outrage and concern over the increasing instances of reckless driving in the area, calling for stricter traffic enforcement and speed regulation.

The driver of the vehicle has been detained by the police and an investigation is underway. Authorities are urging drivers to adhere to traffic laws and exercise caution to prevent such incidents in the future.