Six individuals have died and two others left injured in accidents that occurred in numerous components of Ogun state on Friday and Saturday.
It was gathered that the primary accident occurred alongside the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Two folks died whereas two different individuals sustained accidents.
The second accident occurred on Friday night time at Lafenwa in Abeokuta, the state capital.
Confirming the accidents, the Public Training Officer of the Federal Street Security Corps, Ogun sector command, Florence Okpe, stated six individuals misplaced their lives.
Okpe in an announcement issued on Saturday stated the primary accident concerned a Volvo truck with registration quantity: RBH 420 XA and a Nissan cabstar, marked YYY 486 XB.
In response to Okpe, a complete of six individuals have been concerned within the first accident, two individuals have been injured, whereas two died and others escaped unharmed. She blamed route violation and harmful driving as the reason for the accidents.
Okpe additional defined that the second accident which occurred on Friday night time at Lafenwa in Abeokuta, concerned three autos: a tanker with registration quantity, T 15321 LA, a BMW automobile, marked TTD 421 CX and a NISSAN SUV with no registration quantity.
The motive force of the tanker, which was totally loaded with petrol, misplaced management whereas making an attempt to make a flip at Lafenwa roundabout.
The accident occurred as a result of pace and reckless driving on the a part of the tanker driver.
She stated, “The tanker driver was making an attempt to make a flip on the roundabout at Lafenwa and rammed into two different autos.
“The motive force then misplaced management and rammed right into a constructing. The content material was spilled, however no hearth outbreak.
“The content material was rapidly trans-loaded into one other truck with the assistance of fireplace service and different site visitors managers”.