Three Confirmed Dead As Truck Rams Into Tricycle In Ogun

Three Confirmed Dead As Truck Rams Into Tricycle In Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of three persons in a truck versus tricycle accident in Ogun State.

It was gathered that an unregistered truck on Tuesday, August 15, rammed into a tricycle and crushed the passengers to death in the accident that happened along the Ogijo-Mosimi road in Ogun State.

In a statement made available to journalists, the Ogun State FRSC spokesperson, Florence Okpe, said the crash occurred at about 10:25 pm, involving six persons.

“A total of 06 persons were involved, which comprised four male adults, one female adult and one female child.

“Three persons were injured (two male adults and one female adult). A total of three persons were recorded dead from the crash (two male adults and one female child),” the FRSC spokesperson confirmed.

Okpe explained further that the truck with no registration number rammed into a tricycle marked LSD175QM, saying it was a case of hit and run, as confirmed by one of the victims.

The injured victims, he said, were taken to Dasochris Hospital, Gbaga, for medical attention while the families of the deceased took the dead bodies.

“The Sector Commander FRSC Ogun Sector Command, CC Anthony Uga is pained over the recklessness of some motorists not considering other road users and he emphasised on the need to use common sense speed limit to avoid RTC,” she said.

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