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Five die in Ota road accident

Five people were killed in a night road crash involving a car and a stationary truck around Honda area on Ota-Idiroko Road in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State on Thursday

Penpushing reports that, the Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),Ahmed Umar confirmed, adding that the accident was as a result of alleged excessive speeding and dangerous driving on the part of the driver of the car.

The Commander disclosed that two people also sustained injuries and currently receiving medical treatment at Craft Hospital, a privately owned health facility, adding that the corpses have been deposited at the morgue of the State Hospital, Ota.

Penpushing further reports that,   Umar said the driver of the  Toyota Camry car with registration number APP 583G lost control and rammed into a truck, which had no plate number at  about 11.45 p.m.

The Sector Commander pointed out that   the crash was avoidable and advised motorists to avoid excessive speed and dangerous driving and to obey traffic regulations to prevent unnecessary loss of lives.

Penpushing also reports that  Umar called on families of the victims to contact the command office in Ota for details of the crash and to reclaim the property of the victims recovered from the accident scene, and commiserated with them

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