By Ige Adekunle
Ijebu-Ode (Ogun) – The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Command in Ogun, on Wednesday confirmed the death of one person following an auto crash around J3, on Ijebu Ode-Ore Expressway.
Mr Clement Oladele, the state FRSC Sector Commander disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Ota.
Oladele said that the lone accident happened at about 11.25 pm on Tuesday.
He explained that a Toyota Sienna Bus, with registration number, FKJ 453XW, was on a high speed when it tyres burst and in the process lost control and somersaulted into the bush.
He said that nine persons -five male adults, three female adults and a female child, were involved in the accident.
“The corpse of the female victim has been deposited at the mortuary of General Hospital, Ijebu Ode, while two of the survivors are also receiving treatment at the same hospital.
“The third survivor who is a child was taken to Ise Oluwa Clinic J3 by a good samaritan before the arrival of FRSC rescue team,” he said.
The sector commander admonished motorists to desist from using imported used tyres and also ensure that they check the expiring date on the tyres before purchasing them to avoid unnecessary loss of lives and property on the highway. (NAN)