Man crushed to death in Ogun


One person was on Tuesday confirmed dead in an accident involving a Volvo truck and a Toyota car at Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta on Tuesday.

Mr. Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission in Ogun, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta.

Oladele said that the accident, which happened at about 12 pm, was caused by the truck which had a brake failure.

The sector commander said six persons were involved in the accident but only the driver of the car died.

“The accident involved a Volvo truck with registration number AAB 207 AA and a Toyota car with registration number SMK 152 XR.

“The truck, which was on top speed, lost control and rammed into the waiting car at the traffic light in Iyana Mortuary.

“Six persons were involved in the accident; the driver of the car died while two others sustained injuries, ” he said.

The FRSC boss added that the injured persons had been taken to the Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta while the corpse of the victim was deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.


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