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Vehicle, Truck Clash, Three Die



There was tragedy along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Friday as three people died in an accident involving a Toyota Sienna vehicle with registration number, BDG 426 HT and a DAF truck, marked, RNG 558 XC.

The accident was confirmed by the spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, on Friday, who said it occurred around the Total petrol station located on the highway.

Okpe disclosed that seven persons, comprising four male adults, two female adults and one child were involved in the accident, which she blamed on speeding on the part of the Sienna driver.

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She explained that the Sienna driver rammed into the DAF truck coming out of the trailer park.

“The injured victim was taken to Isara General Hospital, while the corpses were deposited at FOS morgue, Ipara,” she said.

Meanwhile, the Sector Commander has cautioned motorists to avoid speeding and to use a common-sense speed limit.

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