Five die, two injured in fatal car accident in Ogun

5 people have been reported dead and 2 injured in a fatal car accident in Ogun State.

The accident involved two cars that collided at Orile Imo axis along the Siun-Sagamu-Abeokuta Road early on Tuesday morning, Punch Metro reports.

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Five die, two injured in fatal car accident in Ogun


The vehicles involved were a Honda car with number plate, EKY 365 FB travelling outside Abeokuta and Subaru with number plate KTU 246 AT, travelling inward Abeokuta.

Due to alleged speeding, the driver of the Honda lost control and the car veered off it’s lane and rammed into the oncoming Subaru, which led to the death of four persons while three others were injured.

One of the three persons, who were reportedly injured later died in the hospital.

The Public Relations  Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement  Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident said the accident occurred around 7:25am.

He said:

“The driver of the Honda car lost control due to speeding, veered into the other lane and collided with an oncoming Subaru.

“Three persons were initially injured together while four others died instantly at the scene of the accident.

“However, the post-crash report indicates that one of the injured victims has also died, making the number of the dead to rise to five while the injured are now two. ”

He said those who died were all males while the injured were females.

Akinbiyi said the corpses of the victims had been deposited in the mortuary at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State,  while the injured were receiving treatment in the same hospital.

Akinbiyi warned motorists to desist from speeding and observe highway codes at all times.

He said:

“The Yuletide is here, motorists must observe all highway codes and desist from speeding.”

83 Comments

  1. Thank God there survived.. For those that lost their life’s.. We pray them eternal rest in the bossom of the lord

  2. Overspending should be avoided by drivers, may the soul of the deased rest in peace and may he Grant those in the hospital quick recovery

  3. ohh my lord,those that answer lord cal,may all rest in peace,and those in bed hospital may G od heal them all

  4. The driver of the Honda car is the author of the accident. People have always been warned against over speeding most especially in the ember months. Condolences to the family of the deceased and I wish those that survived a quick recovery.

  5. People should avoid over speeding and ensure that they drive without drinking its really sad to see such happening at the tail end of the year

  6. The year is gradually coming to an end and I advised strongly that drivers should be more careful to observe all road codes and stop over speeding please

  7. Pls people should do the season we are into, the spirit in charge of this season is after blood , they are called blood sucking demons, and as many as that are not with the lord and that are not prayerful will end up falling a prey for them , pls drive carefully

  8. We should all becareful in this amber month,especially this December period. May their soul rest in peace! We will all see 2019 in Jesus name.

  9. May the souls of the dead rest in peace. Driver please know that the lives of your passengers are in your hand, treat it well

  10. This is the drastic time when one need to be very careful on the highway when embarking on a journey…..may their souls be accepted by our Lord.

  11. This is pathetic,many things are happening in end of the year may God protect us.may their souls rest in peace

  12. Motorist should avoid over speeding and taking alcohol before or while driving to avoid road accident. May their souls rest in peace.

  13. May their souls rest in peace. Wish the injured ones quick recovery. And people should desist from over speeding in this period.

  14. So tragic. May their gentle soul rest in peace. And place their should be legislation about over speeding of car. Anyone found guilty should be arrested by the police.

  15. Why overspeedy???speedy recovery to those that survive and those that lost their souls,rest in perfect peace.

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    thank God for the survivors… may the souls of those who lost their lives rest in peace… please drivers should be careful in this festive period.

  17. God protect us, especially this Christmas period. May the soul of the departed rest in peace. quick recovery for the injured

  18. We need to be more careful on our roads in order to prevent avoidable accidents.May God rest the souls of the dead

  19. This is a sad new I employed the Road safety to be very at alert at every corner to caution over speeding cars may the lord consoles the people of all this departed soul

  20. Overspeeding kills… Tragic. May the souls of the departed rest in peace and Gid console their families. So sad

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