No fewer than three persons died, while two others sustained injuries in a road accident that happened along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said the crash occurred around the Saapade-Ogere axis of the road at about 6:25 pm.
FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, said a total of five persons were involved in the crash – four male adults and one female adult.
While saying two persons were injured, Okpe expressed sadness that three other persons died in the crash.
According to her, a speeding Toyota car marked KSF122, had rammed into a Sino truck registered as FZE840G.
Okpe said the Toyota car driver lost control while speeding, saying it “rammed into the moving truck from the rear.”
DAILY POST gathered that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital in Ogere, while the bodies of the deceased were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara, all in Ogun.
Meanwhile, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Ogun, Ahmed Umar has sympathised with the families of the victims.
While reiterating the dangers of speeding, especially during rainy seasons when visibility is always poor, the FRSC boss advised motorists to drive defensively and obey traffic rules and regulations.