Seven feared dead in auto crash along Abeokuta-Lagos expressway

Three persons, two adults and a male child have lost their lives on Thursday, while seven sustained injuries in an accident that occurred on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway.

In a statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Education Officer for Ogun State, Florence Okpe, the crash which involved a Toyota Camry and a commercial taxi cab, happened in the early hours of the day.

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps confirmed the crash in a statement made available to journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital.

According to the spokesperson for the Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi “The road traffic accident was caused by excessive speed on the part of the empty Mack truck coming from Epe which crossed the median to hit the truck moving inbound Epe, while at the same time, crushed a commercial motorcycle moving inbound Epe, too.”

Those injured were taken to a nearby hospital for attention while those presumed dead were deposited at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Abeokuta.

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