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Car Crash kills Six In Lagos-Ibadan Highway

Not less than six persons has been confirmed dead while one other sustained injuries in an accident involving a truck and a Honda pilot jeep around Ogere, on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.

Babatunde Akinbiyi who is the Ogun state PAro Traffic Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) unit, and officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state confirmed the incident.

According to Ogun state road safety corps, the incident which occurred around 7:00am on Saturday was caused by excessive speeding and loss of control on the part of the jeep driver.

Reports have it that eight male adults and one female adult were involved in the accident, while five males and one female lost their lives in the accident.

It was gathered that the Honda pilot marked LSR 525 FY was on excessive speed, lost control, and rammed into the moving truck with registration number KRV 716 ZV.

The injured victim is said to have been taken to Idera, a private hospital in Ogere for medical attention, while the deceased were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara.

Traffic officials advised motorists and other road users to drive cautiously, obey traffic rules and regulations and also avoid dangerous driving, and wrongful overtaking at all times.

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