5 feared dead, 2 injured in Ogun auto crash


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No fewer than five persons were on Friday killed and two others injured in an accident involving a truck and a Toyota Camry car at Sagamu – Ogijo road in Ogun State.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, made this known in a statement in Abeokuta.
He said that the accident happened on Thursday night around Igbara town stretch of the road.
Akinbiyi, who attributed the cause to malfunctioned brake system and excessive speed said it involved a Toyota Camry Car marked AAA 889 ER and a Truck with registration number KNA 346 XA.
The TRACE Spokesman said that the driver of the truck had trouble controlling the wheel when his brake malfunctioned and rammed into the Camry car that was parked by the road side.
Akinbiyi said, “The truck had a break failure due to over speeding and rammed into the Camry car parked by the roadside.
“All the five passengers in the Camry car, including the driver died on the spot and their bodies have been deposited at the morgue of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH).
“Those injured were the driver and a passenger in the truck, who are now at the Ogijo Divisional Police Headquarters as well as the
vehicles.”

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