Sunday, 10 May 2015

Road Accident Kills 5 while travelling for wedding at Ogun State

At least five persons including a toddler died, while 10 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in an auto crash which occurred yesterday along the Abeokuta – Siun – Sagamu expressway.

The dead were said to be among the bridal party who were travelling for a wedding ceremony in Sagamu.
The incident, which happened near the notorious Onipepeye village in the Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, involved two commercial vehicles – a Nissan Primeria marked (LAGOS) LSD 770 BZ and a Mitsubishi Space Wagon with registration (LAGOS) GGE 950 CQ.
Sunday Mirror gathered that three persons died on the spot, while two others lost their lives on the way to the State Hospital in Ijaiye, Abeokuta where they were rushed to for treatment.
An eyewitness, who attributed the cause of the accident to over speeding, explained to Sunday Mirror that ‎the driver of the Nissan Primeria lost control, skidded off his lane and had a head-on collision with the Mitsubishi Space Wagon, which was on its way to Abeokuta from Lagos.
The victims were however, taken to hospital for medical attention by the men of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement , TRACE, while remains of those that died were deposited at the Ijaiye General Hospital morgue in Abeokuta, the state capita



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