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One dies as granite-laden truck falls on bus in Ogun

A commercial bus driver has been confirmed dead after a truck conveying granite fell on his bus at the bad portion of Sango tollgate, along the Lagos-Abeokuta highway, Ogun State.

The accident, which occurred at 5:10 pm on Sunday also injured the truck driver.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, who confirmed the incident, said the yellow Vanagon bus was registered as FST 744YD, while the Howo truck was marked LND634YE.

Okpe said; “the suspected cause of the crash was a bad portion of the road.”

She the rescue operations took the concerted efforts of men of the FRSC rescue team and the MTD section of the Nigeria Police Force, Sango.

The spokesperson explained that a crane was hired to lift the truck off the Vanagon bus.

“The dead body was taken to the General Hospital, Ifo,” she added.

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