Couple, driver die in Ogun road accident


A couple and their driver were said to have died in a Sunday road crash, along the Benin-Ore/Ijebu-Ode highway in Ogun State.

Saga Gist reports that two persons sustained injuries in the accident that took place near Ajebandele, outbound J4 area of Ijebu-East Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), confirmed that the crash involved a Toyota Camry, with the number plate, APP 477 DY; and a Volkswagen, registered as KTU 923 AJ.

TRACE Public Relations Officer, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said four males and one female were involved in the deadly clash.

Akinbiyi blamed the accident on reckless driving and route violation on the part of the Volkswagen driver.

“The driver took one-way and collided with the Toyota Camry. Occupants of the Toyota Camry, were reportedly coming from a party in Owo, Ondo State. They were returning to Lagos State when the incident happened,” Akinbiyi said, adding that injured victims were taken to J6 clinic.

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