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A fatal motor accident has left six persons including a pregnant woman dead and two others injured in Abeokuta, Ogun state.

According to report, the accident happened on Tuesday night along Ajebo road after a granite laden truck with license number FD 638 EKY, and a Nissan Bluebird with license number FD 638 EKY collided.

Confirming the accident, The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the casualties were passenger in the bluebird being utilised for commercial purpose.

Akinbiyi blamed the accident on the truck driver whom he said was driving recklessly before veering into the opposite lane after he lost control.

He said:

 “The Volvo truck was coming into Abeokuta, while the Nissan Bluebird was travelling outside the capital city to Mile 6.

 “The truck driver caused the accident by driving recklessly. In the process, he lost control of the vehicle, and it crossed to the opposite lane and collided with the Nissan Bluebird, which was on its lane. 

“Six people died in the car, including the driver and a pregnant woman. The victms were three males and three females. There are two children among them.”

 Truck driver escaped He, however, said the driver of the truck took to his heels, after the incident.

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