Three die, ten injured in Abeokuta – Sagamu expressway accident


On Sunday, three people were killed and ten others were injured in a single accident involving a Mazda bus on the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway in the Onipepeye area.

Mr Ahmed Umar, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, confirmed the accident to Abeokuta-based journalists.

He blamed the accident on excessive speeding, claiming that the driver of the APP 297 YC bus lost control at a bend and summersaulted.

He added that 15 persons were involved in the accident comprising of four men, nine women, a boy and a girl, saying that 10 people were injured while two men and a woman died.

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Umar said the injured were taken State Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta, while the deceased were deposited at the morgue of same hospital.

The sector commander commiserated with the families of the crash victims and advised motorists to avoid excessive speeding.

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