Two persons died while seven others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a road crash at J4, along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode-Ore highway in Ogun State.
The auto-crash occurred on Saturday around 3:35 pm, involving two vehicles: a Chevrolet SUV with registration number WWW75MW and a truck marked SRA584XB.
Spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Florence Okpe, confirmed the accident in a statement in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State.
Okpe said six men and one woman were injured, while one man and one woman died in the crash.
“The suspected causes of the crash were excessive speed and road obstruction. The jeep driver rammed into the station truck due to speeding.
“The injured victims were rescued by a good Samaritan driver that was driving behind them and took them to hospital for medical attention, while the corpses were deposited at the state General Hospital morgue, Ijebu-Ode by FRSC operatives,” the statement reads.
By Olasunkanmi Akinlotan
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