Three Dead, Nine Injured In Ogun Auto Crash
Three persons have died with nine others injured in an accident around the Fidiwo area, along the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.
This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday by the Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
According to the FRSC spokesperson in the state, Florence Okpe, the accident which occurred on Saturday, was caused by excessive speed and a tyre burst which led to the loss of control.
“The crash occurred on Saturday after Fidiwo Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. A total of 14 persons were involved, nine persons sustained injuries, while three persons were recorded dead.
“Two vehicles were involved with registration numbers LSR377BL a Nissan car and a Toyota Sienna ABJ24XV,” the statement read.
On his part, the Ogun FRSC Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar, commiserated with the family of the victims.
He advised motorists to always do a vehicle parade by checking the tyres, engine, light and other necessary things in the vehicle before embarking on any trip.