Three persons have been confirmed dead while three others sustained injuries in a lone accident involving a Toyota Corolla car at Siun on the Abeokuta-Sagamu expressway, Ogun State.
The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State, Ahmed Umar, confirmed the incident on Friday, noting that the accident occurred at about 3:20 p.m on Thursday.
He stated that the accident was caused by excessive speed, which led to the loss of control.
Umar said the driver of the Corolla marked LAR 551 TQ veered off the road and ran into trees and cable wires.
”A total of six people were involved which comprised three men, two women, and a female child.
“Three people were injured which were two men and a woman, while a man, a woman, and a child died in the accident,” he said.
The FRSC boss added that the injured victims were taken to Idera Hospital, Sagamu, while the deceased were deposited at the morgue of the same hospital.
Umar, who cautioned motorists on speed violations, commiserated with the families of the crash victims and enjoined them to contact FRSC Sagamu for more information.