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Five die in Ogun auto crash



Five persons lost their lives in an autocrash on Sunday afternoon at Olorunsogo village along Kobape-Siun-Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, the accident was caused by excessive speeding on the part of a commercial driver travelling from Sagamu to Abeokuta, the state capital.

The ill-fated passenger vehicle, a Primera car with registration number LAGOS KTU 875 DP rammed into a stationary Volvo Truck with registration number OGUN LAR 119 YD, leading to deaths of all the occupants.

The car was said to have somersaulted severally.

The bodies of the victims were said to have been deposited at the morgue of the General Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta.

The agency, therefore, advised motorists to desist from over speeding and reckless driving because of its consequences.

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