Truck crushes two to death, injures one in Ogun

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Two persons were crushed to death and another injured at Sango, Ogun State, when a truck had a head on collision with another truck on Saturday afternoon.

The accident which occurred at the Sango Tollgate corridor of the Lagos -Abeokuta express way, involved a containerized truck marked AAA448XJ, Dangote truck marked GN 7248-16 and a tanker with registration number KSF991XF.

It was learnt that the containerized truck had a brake failure and in bids to avoid crashing vehicles on its track, veered into the lane of outbound Lagos traffic and in the process, collided head on with a Dangote truck and one other.

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The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the accident, said the injured was rescued to the Ota state hospital while the remains of the dead were taken to Ifo mortuary – all in Ogun State.

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