Three Die, 16 Injured In Fatal Trailer Accident In Ogun State [Photo]

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at 25-09-2015 05:27PM (4 years ago)

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Three passengers have lost their lives, while 16 others sustained severe injuries in a fatal accident which occurred along Owo/Akure express road in Uso, Owo local government area of Ondo State on the evening of Sallah day.

The accident scene was a gory sight for commuters and other passers-by who saw the victims and the crashed vehicles at the accidents scene.

Vehicular movement was halt for about an hour as officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) battled to rescue some of the victims who were barely alive for urgent medical attention.

Eyewitness narrated that a trailer going to Abuja rammed into two cars while trying to avoid potholes on the road.

The affected vehicles were said to have loaded passengers from Owo to Akure.

It was learnt that driver of the trailer took to his heel immediately the accident occurred.

Commuters while joining the rescue process, lamented over the reckless driving of the trailer drivers.

They opined that trailers should be banned from driving during the day in the state, stressing that they do not have regards for the lives of other road users.

Confirming the incident, FRSC Head of Operation, Mr. Akin Adedipe said remains of the three victims have been deposited at the Federal Medical Centre, (FMC), Owo mortuary, while the injured ones are receiving treatment in the same hospital.

He gave the plate number of the trailer as, LSD 438 XE and the two affected cars as, Nissan sunny taxi – AL 750 WWW and Mistibushi station wagon as LQD 122 JD.


Wealthmide at 25-09-2015 05:36PM (4 years ago)
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too bad, RIP, may God just have mercy...
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omoboriowo96 at 25-09-2015 05:42PM (4 years ago)
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RIP but The accident occurred in Ondo state not in Ogun state.
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dickieponga at 25-09-2015 06:32PM (4 years ago)
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Sort our roads out...And una vote ppl to run dese states..
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proly at 25-09-2015 07:10PM (4 years ago)
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Dis trailer nd accident stuFf is becoming too much
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gogoman at 25-09-2015 07:28PM (4 years ago)
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speed kill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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jossy4reall at 25-09-2015 08:46PM (4 years ago)
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Naija is one of the most recorded road accident in the world.......but why?

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Oways at 25-09-2015 09:08PM (4 years ago)
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Na only in 9ja trailer for dey drive for day light, other countries na night
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piusemmanuel at 25-09-2015 10:58PM (4 years ago)
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Change! Change!! Change!!! Yet potholes all ove the country.

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piusemmanuel at 25-09-2015 11:01PM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: jossy4reall on 25-09-2015 08:46PM
Naija is one of the most recorded road accident in the world.......but why?

Potholes every where!!!

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piusemmanuel at 25-09-2015 11:03PM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: Oways on 25-09-2015 09:08PM
Na only in 9ja trailer for dey drive for day light, other countries na night

Says who?

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zeigbo at 26-09-2015 01:22AM (4 years ago)
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Hmmmm

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Blessed75 at 26-09-2015 06:17AM (4 years ago)
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Bad news rip
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yemoma at 27-09-2015 03:33AM (4 years ago)
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Serious things, driver ran for his life with breath full of shekpe
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bayonel3 at 28-09-2015 10:24AM (4 years ago)
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RIP
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elchymo at 30-09-2015 03:23AM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: Wealthmide on 25-09-2015 05:36PM
too bad, RIP, may God just have mercy...
RIP to them.
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elchymo at 30-09-2015 03:23AM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: omoboriowo96 on 25-09-2015 05:42PM
RIP but The accident occurred in Ondo state not in Ogun state.
RIP to them.
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elchymo at 30-09-2015 03:24AM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: dickieponga on 25-09-2015 06:32PM
Sort our roads out...And una vote ppl to run dese states..
RIP to them.
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elchymo at 30-09-2015 03:24AM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: proly on 25-09-2015 07:10PM
Dis trailer nd accident stuFf is becoming too much
RIP to them.
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elchymo at 30-09-2015 03:24AM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: gogoman on 25-09-2015 07:28PM
speed kill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RIP to them.
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