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April 19, 2024

2 dead, one injured in Ogun road crash

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By James Ogunnaike

The Ogun State sector of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed that two persons lost their lives in a road crash around Iyana Odogo, along Ilaro-Owode road.

It added that one person sustained injury in the said accident.

This was contained in a statement issued by the FRSC spokesperson in Ogun State, Florence Okpe.

The road crash, which according to Okpe involved a Mitsubishi car with registration number JJJ854JH and a truck with registration number
T12224LA, was attributed to obstruction and speed violation.

The statement reads, “FRSC Ilaro Unit command carried out rescue operation on Ilaro-Owode route around Iyana Odogo on a crash that occurred at about 0600hrs”.

“The crash involved two vehicles;
a Mitsubishi car with registration number JJJ854JH and a truck
T12224LA”

“A total of 07 persons were involved (04 male adult and 03 female adult), and 01 female got injured while 02 male adult were killed from the crash”.

“The suspected causes of the crash were obstruction and speed violation”.

“The injured victim and corpses were taken to General Hospital, Ilaro, and Hosanna Hospital, Ilaro”.

The State Sector Commander, Anthony Uga frowned at rate at which vehicles are being picked indiscriminately on road side.

He advised motorists to drive within the stipulated speed limit and observe road furnitures.

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