Two travellers die, one other injured in auto crash on Ijebu Ode-Benin Expressway


Two travellers on Monday died and one other sustained serious injury in an auto crash on Ijebu Ode-Benin Expressway.

Confirming the accident, spokesman for Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun State, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said that the accident involved a Toyota Sienna car and a truck.

Akinbiyi, in a statement, said that the accident was caused by overspeeding and reckless driving, explaining the driver of the Toyota Sienna car lost control and rammed into the loaded stationary truck.

According to him, a male teenage boy and a woman in the Toyota Sienna marked MUS 264 XV died in the accident and one other person sustained a serious injury.

He said the corpse have been deposited at the mortuary of the General Hospital in Ijebu Ode, adding that the injured were taken to Rona Hospital, Ijebu Ode for medical attention.


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