Ogun: Three dead, two injured as speeding car rams into truck
No fewer than three people died and two others sustained injuries in a road accident that happened along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said the crash occurred around the Saapade-Ogere axis of the road at about 6:25 p.m.
A FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, said a total of five people were involved in the crash: four male adults and one female adult.
While saying two people were injured, Okpe expressed sadness that three other people died in the crash.
According to her, a speeding Toyota car marked KSF122 had rammed into a Sino truck registered as FZE840G.
Okpe said the Toyota car driver lost control while speeding, saying it “rammed into the moving truck from the rear.”
The Daily Post gathered that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital in Ogere, while the bodies of the deceased were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara, all in Ogun.
Meanwhile, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Ogun, Ahmed Umar, has sympathized with the families of the victims.
While reiterating the dangers of speeding, especially during rainy seasons when visibility is always poor, the FRSC boss advised motorists to drive defensively and obey traffic rules and regulations.
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