Two Die, Others Injured On Ore-Benin Road Accident

 

No fewer than two persons have lost their live in an auto accident involving two vehicles on the Ore-Benin highway on Sunday.

Mr Ahmed Umar, Ogun Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that eight other persons were injured in the crash.

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

“The crash involved a Toyota Hiace bus with Registration Number APP 867 XZ and a Benz truck marked KJA 376 XN.”

He further mentioned that 10 persons, five males, and five females were involved in the incident which took the lives of two of the male travellers.

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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