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18 persons injured as three vehicles crash in Ogun



No fewer than 18 persons sustained varying degrees of injuries in a crash at the Kara axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Ogun State.....PROCEED.FULL.READING>>>

The Federal Road Safety (FRSC) said the accident occurred on Sunday night, saying the total number of those involved could not be immediately ascertained.

According to the FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, the crash involved a Mack truck with no number plate, a Honda SUV registered as KRD128GS and a Mazda bus with no registration number.

Okpe said the multiple crash was caused by brake failure.

It was learnt that the truck lost its brake and rammed into the commercial bus and the SUV.

She added that the injured victims were taken to the Accident and Emergency Centre at the Old Toll Gate by men of the FRSC rescue team.

A crane was also secured to evacuate the trailer and its container.

Law enforcement agents reportedly manned the accident scene to avoid a secondary crash.

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