Two persons were confirmed dead in an accident involving a Mack truck around Akankan Village via Olodo on Abeokuta-Ibadan Highway on Saturday.
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps ( TRACE) confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Sunday.
Akinbiyi explained that the accident which occurred around 5:05pm was caused by excessive speed which led to loss of control and made the truck to summersault.
He said that two persons were involved in the accident, saying that one of them died on the spot while the other died in the hospital.
He added that the deceased had been deposited at General Hospital morgue in Odeda and Ijaye.
“TRACE Corps commiserate with the families of the deceased and motorists are again implored to avoid overspeeding and should be emotionally, psychologically, physically and mentally balanced before setting out on a journey,” he said.