Nothing less than three persons have reportedly lost their lives in a fatal auto crash in Obada area of Abeokuta, Ogun State.
NigeriaCrime.com learned that the accident involving a Volvo mini truck with registration number Ogun, AKM489ZY and a Nissan Car with no registration number on it happened in the early hours of Sunday.
According to the spokesperson of Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC), Florence Okpe Corps in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, the accident occurred at about 07:15 am, after Obada police station, along the Lagos-Abeokuta highway.
Explaining further, Florence Okpe, said five male adults were involved in the crash.
The vehicles involved were a Volvo mini truck with registration number Ogun, AKM489ZY and a Nissan Car with no registration number on it.
“Two persons sustained injury and unfortunately, three persons were killed”.
“The suspected cause of the crash was route violation on the part of the truck driver as it collided with the Nissan car”.
She added that the injured victims were taken to a General hospital in Abeokuta for medical attention, while the bodies of the deceased victims were deposited at the same hospital’s morgue.
Meanwhile, the Ogun FRSC Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar, while commiserating with the families of the crash victims, advised motorists to avoid route violation completely.
Umar added that safety is everybody’s business, especially in this season of high vehicular movement, stating that, “everyone should drive cautiously and obey traffic rules and regulations.”