Two persons were confirmed dead in a road accident involving a blue Toyota Corolla car and a Toyota Picnic bus at Olodo area, on Abeokuta/Ibadan Expressway in Ogun State.
Public Relations Officer (PRO), Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE) in Ogun, Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Tuesday.
Akinbiyi explained that the accident occurred on Monday evening due to wrong overtaking by the driver of the Toyota Corolla car.
He stated that the two vehicles had three occupants each, saying that the dead were the drivers of both vehicles.
Akinbiyi said: “The accident involved a Toyota Corolla car with registration number KSF 846 EF and a Toyota Picnic bus with registration number RLG 61 AA.
“The driver of the Toyota Corolla car tried to overtake the Toyota Picnic space bus which resulted in collision that led to the crash.
“The vehicles had three passengers each when the accident occurred, three male and three female but the drivers of both vehicles died in the accident.”
The official said that the victims were taken to Omo Arewa Clinic in Odeda while one female in critical condition was rushed to Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta.