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Three dead, 6 injured in Ogun accident



At least three people were confirmed dead in an auto crash along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Public Education Officer, Florence Okpe, confirmed the accident in a statement in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

She said two vehicles – a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number AYB 88 XP and a truck were involved in the accident.

The FRSC official added that the injured victims were taken to Famobis Hospital for medical attention, while corpses were deposited at the Idera Hospital morgue in Sagamu.

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The statement read: “A fatal crash occurred at 0550 early hours this morning a km away from Kara turning point. A total of 18 persons were involved and all were male adults.

“06 persons sustained varying degrees of injuries and unfortunately, 03 persons died in the crash and the remaining people were unhurt.

“02 vehicles were involved with registration number AYB 88 XP a Toyota Hiace bus and the second vehicle with no registration number on it.

“The Ogun State Commander of FRSC, Ahmed Umar, sympathized with the family of the victims and advised motorists to obey simple rules.”

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