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Two dead, eight injured in Ogun road crash

Two persons are confirmed dead as eight others sustained injuries in a road crash along the Idiroko-Ota road.

The Federal Road Safety Corps  said the crash occurred around 8pm on Sunday, involving 10 persons – five male adults, four female adults and one female child.

“The crash claimed two lives (male adults) and left eight people injured (four female adults, three male adults and one female child),” the FRSC said on Monday.

According to the FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Oko, the clash involved a Man Diesel truck with number plate LSR10YD and a Toyota Carina with no number plate.

“The suspected cause of the crash was wrongful overtaking that led to a head-on collision.

“The injured victims were taken to General Hospital, Idiroko for treatment, and the corpses were taken away by the family.

“The Sector Commander, FRSC Ogun Sector Command, CC Anthony Uga, advised motorists to always have a clear vision of 150 to 200 meters at night and a controlled speed before overtaking,” Okpe said.

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