Two persons were confirmed dead, while four others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Nissan Cabster and a Mack truck at Iyana Egbado, Itori, on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Saturday.
Mr. Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun, confirmed the incident to reporters in Abeokuta.
Umar remarked that the crash occurred at 6:00 a.m, and it involved a Cabster marked KTU 142 XH and a truck with registration number T-12736 LA.
The sector commander clarified that the Nissan vehicle rammed into the stationary truck, which had a flat tyre.
He further said that a total of seven men were involved in the accident, four injured, two dead, while one was unhurt.
Umar said the injured victims were taken to General Hospital, Ifo, for proper attention.
The sector commander commiserated with the crash victims’ families and appealed to them to contact the FRSC Itori command for more information about the crash.
He advised motorists to avoid indiscriminate parking of vehicles by the roadside. He said, “If there’s a breakdown, proper placement of road signs should be put to alert oncoming vehicles.”