OGUN - It was black Saturday in Ogun today as two persons were confirmed dead and another seriously injured in an accident along Toll gate area of Sango - otta.
NEWS FLAKES NG reports that Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesman, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE ) confirmed the incident in Abeokuta.
Akinbiyi said that the accident happened about 12.29 p.m.
According to Akinbiyi, a Mack tanker with no registration number, coming from Lagos, lost control due to brake failure and rammed into a MACH articulated vehicle.
He further revealed that the registration number of the articulated vehicle is AAA 448 XJ, while the third vehicle, another articulated vehicle is marked GN-1276.
NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the victims, who were bystanders, comprised of two male adults who died, while the female adult sustained various degrees of injuries.
“Learnt the red containarised truck which caused the fatal crash was inbound Lagos from Sango, when it experienced a break failure, veered off it’s lane into the outbound section and collided with a Dangote truck and a tanker and two male passers-by, who died on the spot and one person injured.
“However, the driver of the accidented truck ran away while the accidented vehicles have been deposited at the FRSC Office at toll gate..
“It would be recalled that on Wednesday, 20th May, 2020, 2 lives were also lost in a fatal accident at the same spot,” he said.
He said that the deceased had been deposited at Ifo General Hospital mortuary while the injured taken to General Hospital, Ota.
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