Over Speeding Kills Three, One Injured In Ogun Auto Crash

No fewer than three persons were confirmed dead at Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.
Confirming the incident in a statement on Sunday, the spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun Sector Command, Florence Okpe, said that the accident happened on Saturday night.
She added that the crash involved an Iveco truck with plate number AA414ZY and a Cabster Pick-Up with plate number ZUR 601ZY.
Florence also disclosed that the bodies of the dead were said to have been taken away by the family members for burial.

The statement partly reads: “The fatal crash occurred at about 2300 hrs late last night, involving 02 vehicles with registration numbers AA414ZY IVECO TRUCK AND A CABSTER PICK UP ZUR 601ZY

“A total of 04 persons were involved all male adults. Unfortunately, three persons were recorded dead and one person was unhurt.

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“The suspected cause of the crash was excessive speed which led to loss of control and crash. The dead bodies were taken by family.”

Also confirming the horrible incident, the spokesman of the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, said: “The accident was caused by excessive speed and brake failure on the part of the Toyota Cabster which rammed into the broken down truck.

“The truck was set ablaze by hoodlums who believed the accident was caused by the truck driver.