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2 die in Ogun auto-crash

One male adult and one female child died Monday night in an accident involving a blue Nissan pickup van and a Volvo truck on the Adigbe-Obada Road in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of  Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), who confirmed the incident  in Abeokuta , yesterday, explained that the accident  was caused by  recklessness on the part of the driver  of the pickup van with number  plate FFF 147 AA.

He said  the Nissan pick-up van ran into a stationary  truck obstructing traffic from the rear,  resulting in  the death of  two people.

“The accident happened last night and it involved a Nissan pick-up van  and a stationary  Volvo truck with number plate MUS 285 XQ.

“Six people were involved in the crash. Three males and one female were injured while one male adult and one female child died in the accident,” he said.

Akinbiyi said  the injured were taken to Hope Hospital, Adigbe, Abeokuta, while the corpse of the male adult was deposited at State Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta.

“The corpse of the female child was, however,  released to the family at the scene of the accident,” he added.



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