The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Sango-Ota Command, on Thursday said that two persons died while others sustained different degrees of injuries in an auto crash that involved three vehicles at Ilo-Awela Road, Sango-Ota, Ogun State.
The Sango-Ota Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr Adekunle Oguntoyinbo, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Ota, saying that the accident happened at about 9.45 pm on Wednesday.
The commander further explained that a Mack truck with registration number LND 615XP that was heading to Lagos from Ilo-Awela road but lost control due to overspeeding rammed into a Mazda bus with registration number KSF 102XD and a tanker with registration number APP 273XP.
He said that two out of 18 persons in the bus have been confirmed dead while others sustained injuries.
“The corpses of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of General Hospital, Ota, while those injured are receiving intensive treatment at Lead way Hospital, Ota,” he said.
However, the unit commander advised all motorists who are not familiar with the terrain of Sango-Ota and its environs to always drive carefully and ensure their vehicles are always in perfect condition.