Wed. Dec 8th, 2021

Ore-Benin road crash: Two killed, eight injured

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Ogun sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ahmed Umar, said on Monday that eight other persons were injured in the crash.

According to Mr. Umar, the crash occurred at about 9.30 p.m. after “J4, Ogbere’’ on the Ogun part of the highway.

The sector commander added the crash involved a Toyota Hiace bus with Registration Number APP 867 XZ and a Benz truck marked KJA 376 XN.

The FRSC official further mentioned that 10 persons, five males, and five females, were involved in the incident, which took the lives of two of the male travelers.

Mr. Umar blamed the crash on excessive speeding and possible loss of control of one of the vehicles by the driver.

“Corpses of the victims have been deposited at an Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state, morgue. Survivors are also receiving treatment at the Ijebu-Ode hospital hosting the morgue,’’ he said.

Mr. Umar advised motorists against excessive speeding and advised against night travels, especially when visibility is poor.

He commiserated with the victims’ families and urged them to contact FRSC Ogbere Outpost for additional information.


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