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At least six persons have been confirmed dead while one other sustained injuries involving a truck and a Honda pilot jeep around Ogere, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The public relations office of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) unit, Babatunde Akinbiyi, and officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state confirmed the incident.

According to them, the incident that occurred around 7 am on Saturday was caused by excessive speeding and loss of control on the jeep driver.

Reports have it that eight male adults and one female adult were involved in the accident, while five males and one female lost their lives.

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It was gathered that the Honda pilot marked LSR 525 FY was at excessive speed, lost control, and rammed into the moving truck with registration number KRV 716 ZV.

The injured victim has been taken to Idera, a private hospital in Ogere, for medical attention, while the deceased were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara.

Traffic officials advised motorists and other road users to drive cautiously, obey traffic rules and regulations, avoid dangerous driving and wrongful overtaking.

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