According to Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps the six vehicles rammed into a truck belonging to Buildwell Company that got stuck at Straigate Isara area, while trying to enter the company.
The state’s Sector Commandant of the Corps, Mr Clement Oladele disclosed the vehicle involved; Toyota bus with registration number KUJ 186 XB, Nissan Truck with registration number KJA 785XN, Toyota car with registration number LSD 435 FK, Kia car with registration number LND 866 BA and Layland Truck with registration number KUJ 345 XB.
The FRSC boss attributed the accident to wrongful overtaking and excessive speed.
He said that 35 persons were involved, while two persons died and nine others sustained various degrees of injury.
“The corpses of victims were deposited at FOS morgue, Ipara, Ogun, while the survivors are receiving intensive treatment at Victory Hospital, Ogere, Ogun,” he said.
Oladele said that the obstruction had been cleared by FRSC personnel with support from sister agencies to ease the free flow of traffic in the area.
He, however advised motorists to be cautious and adhere to the 50 km per hour rule while plying construction zones.