3 dead, 2 injured in Ogun road crash


Three persons were confirmed dead in an accident involving a Honda civic car and a white Nissan Cabstar at Olorunsogo village along Abeokuta /Sagamu Expressway.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO), Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident on Sunday, said the accident happened Saturday night.

Akinbiyi said the Nissan Cabstar with registration number: KSF 906 XR was speeding and in the process lost control.He said the cabstar left its lane for the other lane which led to a head-on collision with the Honda car with registration number: GBE 495 AA.

“The cabstar was on top speed, lost control and crossed to the opposite lane and hit the oncoming vehicle.The accident involved eight people: six males, two females. Three males died in the accident while two people sustained various degrees of injury, ’’he said.

The TRACE spokesman said the corpses of the victims were taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) mortuary in Abeokuta, and the injured ones were admitted at the same hospital.

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Mr Clement Oladele,  also confirmed the incident.


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