Ogun Road Accident Claims 10 Lives

The accident between a commercial bus and a truck on Abeokuta-Ibadan Road, Ogun State late Tuesday night killed 10 passengers.

The Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed this to our correspondent said that the truck driver only sustained an injury in an accident that claimed 10 lives.

According to him, the truck driver caused the accident due to over speeding at about 8:30pm.

“The truck with registration number BDG 7I4 XE was coming from Ibadan inward Abeokuta, while the Toyota Liteace marked EKY I85 XH was travelling to Ibadan outward Abeokuta,” he said.

He stated that the tuck had a head collision with the commercial bus because the driver lost control due to over speeding.

He explained that all the 10 persons in the commercial bus including the driver were crushed to death by the truck.

Akinbiyi told our correspondent that the dead bodies of the 10 passengers and the commercial bus driver had been deposited at the Adeoyo Hospital while the truck driver is currently receiving treatment.

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