Fatal Ogun Road Accidents Claim Six Lives

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Fatal Ogun Road Accidents Claim Six Lives

Ogun accident scene

Ogun accident scene

Fatal Ogun Road Accidents Claim Six Lives. Six individuals lost their lives, and 20 others sustained injuries of varying degrees in three separate accidents across Ogun State on Monday.

Reportedly, 26 people emerged unharmed from the crashes.

Florence Okpe, the spokesperson for the Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, shared this information in a statement provided to journalists.

The first accident occurred at Fidiwo along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway around 3:40 am, resulting in two fatalities and two injuries.

Involved in the crash were a Toyota bus with license plate GBJ915XA and another Golf car without registration. The causes suspected include wrongful overtaking, excessive speed, and loss of control leading to the crash. Injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, while the deceased were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara Remo.

Fatal Ogun Road Accidents Claim Six Lives

The second accident took place around 5:18 am on the Ijebu-ode-Ore-Benin Expressway after Ajede junction, involving a Toyota bus with license plate RBC213XT. Out of the 20 passengers, 17 sustained injuries, and three died.

A total of 20 individuals were involved, consisting of five adult males, nine adult females, two male children, and four female children. The injured victims were taken to Roona Hospital and General Hospital Ijebu-Ode, while the deceased were deposited at the General Hospital morgue.

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Similarly, the third accident occurred around 2 am along the Ijebu-Ode-Ore-Benin Expressway after the Ajebamidele Bridge. A southeast-bound luxury bus collided with an IVECO truck with license plate TRE265XB, which was allegedly parked incorrectly on the road.

In this incident, 29 people were involved, with two passengers sustaining injuries and one fatality. The remaining 26 passengers escaped unharmed.

Okpe explained that the crash resulted from road obstruction caused by the parked truck, leading the bus to collide with it.

The injured individuals were taken to Olaolu Clinic Ajebandele, while the deceased was deposited at the morgue.

Meanwhile, Anthony Uga, the Sector Commander of FRSC Ogun Sector Command, advised motorists to drive cautiously and ensure adequate rest to prevent fatigue.


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