The Federal Road Safety Commission has confirmed the death of three persons in a road accident on Lagos /Ibadan Expressway.
The accident was said to have involved a black Honda CRV Jeep and a white DAF trailer in the Sagamu axis in Ogun State.
Sector Commander of the FRSC in the state, Mr Clement Oladele, Sagamu, said the accident could have been caused by overspeeding.
“The accident occurred around 2 pm and the rescue team were on ground to immediately manage the situation.
“The accident , which involved a black Honda CRV with registration number KRD 933DD and White Daf Trailer with registration number JJJ 107 XD , was caused by route violation and speed limit violation.
“The accident involved five persons, two male and three female, in which one male and one female got injured while one male and two female died , ” he said.
Oladele explained that both the injured and the dead were taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) , Sagamu.
The sector commander advised motorists to avoid speeding and also to obey traffic rules and regulations.