Three die in lone road crash on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, says FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State on Saturday confirmed that three persons lost their lives in a lonely accident around Four Square Gate on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The Ogun Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr Ahmed Umar, told the News Agency of Nigeria in the Ota area of the state that the accident happened at 6.50am.

Umar explained that the crash involved three males and a Mitsubishi Canter with number plate LAR 116XN.

He blamed the accident on excess speeding, which caused the vehicle to lose control and skidded into bush, leading to the death of all the males in the vehicle.

“The corpses of the victims have been deposited at FOS morgue, Ipara,” he said.

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The sector commander described the crash as avoidable, advising motorists to avoid excessive speed and dangerous driving, and also to obey traffic rules and regulations.

Umar commiserated with the family of the victims and prayed that God grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.

He also enjoined them to contact the FRSC Command in Ogunmakin KM27, for details of the crash and reclaim the property of the victims recovered from the scene of the accident.

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