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Four Killed In Ogun Truck Accident



Ganiyat Ganiyu

No fewer than four persons have been killed while two others were injured in an accident involving a DAF truck and a commercial bus in Ogun State.

The incident happened around Capital Hotel area, Ijebu Ode-Oru Road, Ogun State on Saturday.

The spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi who confirmed the incident said that the accident was caused by over-speeding and loss of control on the part of the DAF truck driver.

According to him, six persons were involved in the accident which comprised three male adults and three female adults. Four persons died while two injured.

He explained that the driver of the truck, due to over-speeding, lost control of the vehicle, left his lane and rammed into a bus loaded with kolanut in the opposite direction.

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Akinbiyi said, “The bus was going to Ibadan from an unknown destination while the truck was heading towards Ijebu-Ode from the Ibadan axis.

“All the passengers in the bus, including the driver and three women died on the spot.”

The four bodies were deposited at the morgue of Ijebu-Ode General Hospital while the injured were taken to the hospital for medical attention.

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