3 die,15 injure in Ogun auto crash

Three people died while 15 passengers sustained injury in an auto crash that occured along Abeokuta-Ibadan road on Friday.

The accident,according to an eye-witness, occured 3.00pm at Ikija village, at  Olodo town in Odeda local government area of Ogun State.

Saturday Vanguard gathered that,the accident was caused by the  driver of an Ibadan- bound 14 passengers bus with registration number Akwa XA 116TUY.

It was further gathered that,in the caurse of  overtaking some  vehicles prompted  an oncoming Nissan Sunny Car with registration number.LAGOS SW 212KJA conveying four people to  ram into a stationary truck with registration number AB 129LND,leaving  three of the passengers  dead  on the spot.

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The 14 passengers bus, Saturday Vanguard learnt  fell into a ditch which made all passengers leaving all of with  various injuries.

The victims were said to have been taken to hospital for an emergency treatment,while the corpses of the dead have also been deposited at a morgue.

Confirming the accident, the Commander of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency(TRACE) in Abeokuta Deji Dawodu ,said his  men  had been contacted over the ugly development, and were on their way eventually to the scene.

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