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Two Killed, Seven Injured In Ogun Accident




Ganiyat Ganiyu

At least two persons were killed while seven others sustained injuries in an accident, involving a truck, 3 vehicles and two motorcycles along Toll-Gate, Sango-Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.

A truck belonging to Dangote Cement Plc, on Friday, killed two persons and injured seven others in an accident along Toll-Gate, Sango-Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The Ogun State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Clement Oladele, who confirmed the accident said that it happened at about 11.30 a.m on Friday.

The truck belonging to Dangote Cement Plc with no registration number, was coming from Sango-Ota, Ogun State but lost control due to brake failure and rammed into the three other vehicles and two motorcycles.

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The three affected vehicles were a Volkswagen bus with registration number KTU 952 XY; a Toyota Corolla with registration number EKY 556 ES and a black Toyota Highlander SUV with registration number FKJ 505 DP.

The two motorcycles involved had registration numbers AAB 404 WL and GBE 010 QV.

According to Oladele, a male and a female lost their lives to the accident, while seven others, five males and two females, sustained various degrees of injury.

“The corpses of the victims have been deposited at the Ifo General Hospital, Ogun, while the survivors are also receiving treatment at State Hospital, Ota,” the Sector Commander said.

He urged motorists to properly maintain their vehicles before putting them on road to avoid unnecessary loss of life and property.

Oladele commiserated with the family of the victims and requested members of the public whose relation used the corridor at that period to contact the FRSC Command in Ota, Ogun State for more information about the crash.

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