Okada rider, two passengers die in Ogun road crash


A commercial motorcycle rider, known as an okada rider, and two passengers were killed in a road accident in Ogun State on Sunday.

According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the accident happened around 2:25 p.m. on the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, near CONOIL.

According to Florence Okpe, the FRSC spokesperson, five men were involved in the accident, with “two people unharmed and three people killed as a result of the crash.”

Okpe stated that the road accident involved two vehicles, a Lexus RX350 with the registration number APP541GY and a Bajaj motorcycle with the registration number TTD017QR.

“The suspected cause of the crash was a route violation on the part of the motorcycles as they collided.”
“The rider and two passengers were killed in the accident,” Okpe explained.

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According to reports, the bodies were taken to the morgue at Ifo General Hospital.
“Motorists are advised to drive cautiously and avoid route violation, speed and obey traffic rules and regulations

“The Sector Commander, FRSC Ogun Sector Command is pained over the negligence of some motorists who refuse to obey traffic rules and regulations.

“He also sympathized with the family of the victims and enjoined them to contact FRSC Otta for more information about the crash,” the FRSC said.

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