Breaking news: 12 die in Abeokuta – Sagamu road crash

Twelve people on Sunday died in a fatal accident at Siun axis of Abeokuta – Sagamu road in Ogun State.

The road crash which involved a Toyota Sports Space Bus marked LSR334FF and a Black Kia Cerato with registration number KJA806 BT, occurred at about 1pm on Sunday.

It was gathered that the tyre of the Kia Cerato car burst, as the driver lost control of the wheels and veered off its lane.

In the process, it climbed the road divider and violently raced into the opposite direction before it collided with Toyota Space Bus, killing “all occupants of the ill-fated vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Education Officer in the state, Florence Okpe, in statement made available to our correspondent in Abeokuta on Sunday, said all twelve passengers – five Male adult, six female adult and one child, in the two vehicles died in the crash.

She blamed the crash on “tyre burst and speeding.”