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Three dead, two injured in Ogun auto crash



At least three persons died and two others in an auto crash on the Fidiwo Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Wednesday.

The spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Mrs. Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta.

She said accident a green Toyota jeep marked BDG 213 BJ was involved in the accident which occurred at 1:07 p.m.

According to Okpe, the accident was caused by a burst tyre which caused the vehicle to lose control and crashed under the bridge.

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She said: “A total of five people were involved (four men and one woman) and two got injured, while the remaining three were killed from the lone crash (two men and one woman).

“The injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, while the corpses were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara.”

She advised motorists to drive within the stipulated speed limit and always undertake routine checks to detect faults on their vehicles.

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