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Three killed, two injured in Ogun autocrash

Three persons have been killed while two others sustained injuries when a truck lost control at Toll-Gate area on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Ahmed Umar, the Ogun Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), while confirming the incident on Tuesday in Ota, Ogun, explained that the accident, which occurred at about 7:35 p.m., involved six persons, two vehicles and two motorcycles.

He said a truck conveying bags of cement, was inbound Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway, when it lost control due to brake failure and rammed into two vehicles and two bajaj motorcycles, adding that died are either traders or those waiting for buses.

He said: “The accident led to the death of three persons while two others sustained various degrees of injuries and one person was unhurt.

“The corpses of the dead had been deposited at the morgue of General Hospital, Ifo, while the injured are receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Ota,” he said.

The sector commander blamed the accident on excessive speeding, while advising motorists to always desist from excessive speeding and ensure that their vehicles are in good condition before putting them on the roads to prevent avoidable crashes.


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