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One dies in Ogun auto crash

One person was confirmed dead in an accident involving a green Mazda 323 car and a Mercedes Benz truck in Iju area on the Sango/Idiroko road in Ogun yesterday.

Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), who confirmed the incident in Abeokuta, stated that the accident which happened around 8:00 a.m. was caused by speeding and wrongful overtaking by the Mazda car.

“The Mazda car with no number plates, in an attempt to overtake the vehicle in its front, ran into the oncoming Mercedes Benz truck with number plates SMK 249 XE, from the other direction.

“The driver of the Mazda car died in the process, while the truck driver was unhurt.”

 


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