Three killed as truck rams into commercial taxi in Ogun

Three persons have been confirmed dead after a truck crushed a taxi in the Obada area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Sunday October 23.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, said five male adults were involved in the crash. She added that the vehicles involved were a Volvo mini truck with no registration number and the taxi, a Nissan car marked, AKM489ZY.

“Two persons sustained injury and unfortunately, three persons were killed. The suspected cause of the crash was route violation on the part of the Truck driver as it collided with the Nissan car” she said.

Okpe disclosed that the injured victims have been taken to a General hospital in Abeokuta for medical attention, while the bodies of the deceased victims were deposited at the same hospital’s morgue.

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