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Five Killed In Ogun Road Crash

The remains of the victims were deposited at the Ijebu Ode General Hospital morgue.


 

 

Five persons have been reported dead after an accident involving multiple vehicles along the Ijebu/ Epe expressway, Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State. 

The incident was confirmed by a spokesman for the Ogun state Traffic Compliance and Enforcement agency, Babatunde Akinbiyi.


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Witnesses had disclosed that the multi-vehicle accident which involved an empty Mack truck with no registration number, an empty Benz Low bed with registration number BWR 281XC and a commercial motorcycle, was caused by excessive speeding on the part of the truck.

Affirming the witnesses statements, Mr Akinbiyi said, “the road traffic accident was caused by excessive speed on the part of the empty Mack truck coming from Epe.” He added that the truck crossed the median to hit other automobiles involved in the crash.

After the rescue exercise carried out by the state traffic unit in conjunction with the Federal Roads Safety Corps and the Police, the remains of the victims were deposited at the Ijebu Ode General Hospital morgue.