Three persons were crushed to death on Tuesday after a vehicle rammed them in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, the PUNCH reports.

The incident, which occurred at the Agbeloba junction of the area, involved two motorcycle riders and a passenger.

According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the Ford Mondeo car lost control before killing the deceased victims.

The spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident.

He said, “Okada riders and a female passenger were killed instantly, due to the impact of the collision,”

He added that the driver escaped among the crowd who came as sympathisers to the scene.

Akinbiyi said the victims’ bodies were taken away by family members, who identified them.

While commiserating with the families of the victims, Akinbiyi warned motorists to avoid excessive speed, particularly while driving within or around major towns.


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