One of the vehicle involved in the accident
Two persons were confirmed dead on Thursday in a multiple accident involving a Toyota Camry, Volkswagen Bora and two Bajaj motorcycle around Paramount FM area on Abeokuta – Sagamu Expressway.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) , confirmed the incident in Abeokuta .
Akinbiyi explained that the accident which occurred around 1:05pm was caused by the Toyota Camry car.
He noted that the driver of the Camry car marked BDG 718 FM lost control and veered to other lane , ran into incoming Bora marked KNN 82 TC and the two motorcycles.
“Learnt the Toyota Camry was outbound Abeokuta towards Interchange when the driver lost control due to speeding and veered into the incoming Bora vehicle and two motorcycles(Okada) on the other lane.
“The driver of the Camry ran away with injuries sustained before our rescue team arrived the scene of the accident.
“The two dead victims were the motorcycle riders .
“The driver of the Bora car , the passenger with him as well as the woman on board one of the motorcycles , all had broken legs, “he said.
Akinbiyi explained that the two dead were deposited at the State Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta while the injured were taken to same hospital for treatment.