No fewer than three persons lost their lives while two others sustained injuries when a truck lost control at the Toll-Gate area on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
Mr Ahmed Umar, the Ogun Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Ota, Ogun State.
Umar explained that the accident, which occurred at about 7:35 p.m., involved six persons, two vehicles and two motorcycles.
According to him, those that died are either traders or those waiting for buses.
He said, “The accident led to the death of three persons while two others sustained various degrees of injuries and one person was unhurt.
“The corpses of the dead had been deposited at the morgue of General Hospital, Ifo, while the injured are receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Ota.”