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FRSC confirms three dead, four injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash

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Photo of an accident scene used to illustrate this story (Photo Credit: Channels TV)

Photo of an accident scene used to illustrate this story (Photo Credit: Channels TV)

A Toyota Matrix rammed into a stationary Howo Sinotruk marked GGE 614 XN at Oniworo axis on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.

Three persons lost their lives in the accident while four sustained injuries. Nine persons were involved in the mishap.

The speeding car with registration number WWD 621 AE crashed after the driver lost control as one of its tyres burst, said Ahmed Umar, the FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun.

Mr Umar confirmed that the crash occurred at 5:50 p.m.

The injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere for treatment while the deceased were deposited at FOS morgue, Isara, the Road Safety chief said.

He sympathised with families of the victims, advising motorists to always carry out routine checks to ascertain the conditions of their vehicles. 

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Source: GazetteNGR

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