Pregnant woman, six others crushed to death in Abeokuta auto crash
No fewer than Seven persons, including a pregnant woman, were crushed to death on Tuesday in an accident at a mechanic village along OGTV/Ajebo road in Abeokuta.
It was gathered that a white Volvo truck with registration number: KJA 731 XP had break failure and lost control which led to a head-on collision with a blue bird car with registration number: ED 638 EKY.
Ogun Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Clement Oladele, confirming the incident said the accident happened on Tuesday night.
Oladele said, “The truck with registration number: KJA 731 XP had break failure and lost control which led to a head-on collision with the blue bird car with registration number: ED 638 EKY, coming from opposite direction.
“The truck was coming from OGTV road going into Abeokuta, while the car was going to Mile 6.
“The accident involved nine people – seven males, one female and one child, but five males, one female and one child died in the accident.
The only dead female victim was pregnant.”
The sector commander added that the corpses of the victims were taken to Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, mortuary, and the injured ones admitted at the hospital.
“The driver of the truck who caused the accident is at large, he fled the scene of the accident.”
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