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[PHOTOS] Six die in Ogun auto crash


[PHOTOS] Six die in Ogun auto crash

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta

Six persons have died in an auto crash which occurred on Monday at Sagamu inter-change area along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The six persons, one male and five females, were a driver and passengers in a Toyota Quest sport utility commercial vehicle with number plate FKJ 297 AJ.

The commercial vehicle was reportedly coming from the Lagos end when the incident happened.

The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the driver of the commercial vehicle was speeding and that the car rammed into a moving Iveco truck with number plate LND 902 XE.

All the passengers in the Toyota Quest died, Akinbiyi said.

The victims’ bodies being loaded into a van by TRACE officials

He said, “The accident was caused by speeding by the driver of the Toyota Quest commercial vehicle, who rammed his car into a moving Iveco truck from behind, killing all the occupants.

“I could not say where the vehicle was travelling to, but it was coming from Lagos.”

Akinbiyi said the corpses of the victims had been deposited at the mortuary of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State.

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