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Two die in Lagos-Abeokuta expressway crash



The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Tuesday said two persons died while four others sustained injuries in a crash that involved a commercial bus, truck and motorcycle around Conoil Bus Stop on the Lagos-Abeokuta highway.

Temitope Oseni, the Owode-Ijako unit commander of TRACE, who confirmed the incident, said the crash happened at about 10:03 p.m. on Monday.

Ms Oseni explained that a speeding Daf blue truck with registration number, AAA 094 XT, heading to Abeokuta from Sango-Ota had a brake failure and rammed into a commercial Mazda bus marked FKJ 509 XX and a Bajaj motorcycle marked FFF 416 XY.

She said six persons were involved in the crash, in which two people died while four others sustained various injuries.

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“The corpses of the victims had been taken to State Hospital, Ota, while the survivors are receiving treatment at the same hospital,” she added.

Ms Oseni advised motorists against speeding and dangerous driving to avoid loss of lives and property.

She further advised them to always ensure that their vehicles are in good condition before putting them on the roads