By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed that two persons lost their lives, while three others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a multiple accident in Iju, along Ota-Idiroko road in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of the state.
A statement issued by the Command’s Spokesperson, Florence Okpe, said the crash involved a truck, a tricycle and a car on the Iju River Bridge.
Okpe added that the crash occurred late Friday night and the car plunged into the river.
She said, “three vehicles that were involved in the accident included DAF trailer with registration numbers KRD495XQ, a tricycle with registration number AKD380QM and the third vehicle has no registration number on it”.
“Five persons were involved in the multiple crash; four male adult and one female adult. Three persons were injured. Two male adult and one female adult, while two death were recorded from the crash”, Okpe said.
She added that the vehicle that plunged into the river has been removed, while the injured victims were taken to Ota General Hospital.