Three dead, two injured as car runs into truck in Ogun


.Scene of the accident

Tragedy struck in the early hours of Friday at Ajegunle along Ijebu Igbo-Ago Iwoye axis when a speeding car ran into a stationary truck killing three passengers while two others in the car were injured.

Traffic report from the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement CorpsĀ  indictated that the accident occurred around 6am.

The Public Relations Officer, TRACE, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi said according to an eyewitness and police report, the driver of the Opel Astra car was speeding and in the process lost control of the car and it ran into the low-bed truck parked by the roadside.

He said five male adults were in the car when the incident occurred.

Akinbiyi stated further that the remains of the three victims had been deposited at the morgue of the Ijebu Igbo General Hospital,while the injured had gone to seek medical treatment on their own.

The operatives of the TRACE, police and the Federal Road Safety Corps were on ground to ensure free flow of traffic, even as they evacuated the accident scene.





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