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October 1 crash: Two killed, six injured in Ogun road accident

A road crash in Awowo village axis of Lagos-Abeokuta expressway has claimed lives of two persons, and six others sustaining serious injuries on Thursday, while the corpses of the victims had being deposited at General Hospital, Ifo

Penpushing reports that,the Public Relations Officer of the  Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps(TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi said the ;lone accident involved an 8-seater yellow colour bus with registration number FKJ 97 XY

The agency spokesman  said eyewitness explained that the accident was caused by overspeeding and lost of control at a bend before it eventually somersaulted, adding that the injured were later taken to State Hospital, Ijaiye,Abeokuta..

‘The dead victim were taken to Ifo General Hospital Morgue while the injured were taken to Ijaiye General Hospital and the accidented vehicle to Itori Divisional Police Station’, Akinbiyi said

Penpushing further reports that, Akinbiyi stated that, flow of traffic initially affected but the accidental vehicle was eventually pushed off the road to the median to allow for free flow of traffic pending the arrival of a tow truck to tow it

The agency while commiserating with the family of the deceased,  called on motorists need to be cautious of speed, especially during this raining season and where there’s road construction and diversion because of its attendant consequences..


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