Driver, three passengers killed in Sagamu-Benin highway crash

No fewer than four persons were confirmed dead on Friday in a lone accident that involved a Toyota Camry car at Area J3 on the Sagamu-Benin Expressway.

It was learnt that the vehicle veered off the road and somersaulted into a swamp after the driver lost control.

The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State, Mrs Florence Okpe, who confirmed the incident in Abeokuta, explained that it occurred at 11:40 am at the Ore-Ijebu-Ode section of the expressway and was caused by speeding.

She said, “A blue Toyota Camry with registration number BDG184FY was involved. A total of four persons, three men, and one woman were involved and they all died from the lone crash.

“The suspected cause of the lone crash was speeding which led to loss of control and. It was a combined rescue operation with the FRSC, TRACE, and ZEBRA 50 Ijebu-Ode.”

She further disclosed that the remains of the deceased were taken to the state general hospital morgue in Ijebu-Ode.

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