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3 die, 3 injured in Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway crash

Three persons have reportedly died while three others sustained injuries in an accident on the Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway in Ogun State. The crash which involved a…

Three persons have reportedly died while three others sustained injuries in an accident on the Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway in Ogun State.

The crash which involved a Toyota Corolla car occurred at Siun axis of the highway at about 3.20pm on Thursday.

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The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Friday.

Umar said the driver of the Corolla marked LAR 551 TQ had veered off the road and rammed into trees and cable wires, blaming it on speeding. 

“A total of six people were involved which comprised of three men, two women, and a female child,” he said.

“Three people were injured which comprised of two men and a woman while a man, a woman, and a child died in the accident,” he said.

He added that the injured victims were taken to Idera Hospital Sagamu while remains of the deceased were deposited at the morgue of the same hospital.