Truck, car collision in Ogun State claims five lives

Five individuals lost their lives as a result of a collision between a Mack truck and a Honda Accord on sunday in Ogun State.

The Federal Road Safety Commission informed DAILY POST that the crash occurred at approximately 6 am at the Ososa junction on the Lagos-Benin highway, involving seven male adults and one female adult.

“One person was injured and five persons were recorded dead, four male adults and one female adult, while two persons were unhurt,” the FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe said.

Okpe blamed the crash on speeding and wrong overtaking on the part of the Honda car, which she said had a side collision with the truck.

Okpe disclosed that the injured victim was taken to the General Hospital in Ijebu-Ode, while the dead were deposited at the same hospital’s morgue.