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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Two Die As Another Vehicle Plunges Into River In Ogun




The Daily Crucible | Published Thursday, November 25, 2021

Adekunle Mariam  Abeokuta

Another auto crash at the dual carriage bridge between Ososa and Odogbolu along Ijebu - Ode - Sagamu expressway, has left two persons dead and one other injured when one vehicle rammed into another from the rear.

The crash which occurred at about 15:55pm on Wednesday involved a Toyota Camry marked SMK-08HK and  a Lexus RX 330 Jeep with registration number MUS-370GV.

It was learnt that excessive speed led one of the vehicles to slam into the rear of the other atop the bridge before it fell into the river underneath.

However, a heavy capacity crane which was mobilised to the scene had rerieved the crashed vehicle out of the river..

 Superintendent Route Commander Florence Okpe of the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Public Education unit Office for Sector Commander FRSC, Ogun Sector Command, Ahmed Umar, confirmed the accident on Wednesday evening.

Okpe said the injured victim was taken to State Hospital, Ijebu Ode while the dead  were deposited at the  State hospital's morgue, Ijebu Ode.

She quoted the Sector Commander to have cautioned motorists against excessive speed  when approaching a bridge or sharp bend as it is one of the causes of traffic accident on highway.
 
According to her, Ahmed Umar also commiserated with the family of the victims and enjoined them to contact FRSC Ijebu-ode for more information.



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