One person has been reported dead while three others were injured along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, following an auto crash involving a Toyota RAV 4 and an unidentified truck.

The incident reportedly occurred at about 8.25am Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State.

It was gathered that the Toyota RAV 4 with plate number AGL 743 EM, which had four occupants (two males and two females), stopped to catch a glimpse of a vehicle being towed by officials of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE).

The driver of the unidentified truck, who was driving recklessly lost control and hit the RAV 4 from the rear pushing it into a ditch.

A female passenger in the RAV 4 was feared dead while others sustained injuries and were rushed to Skylark Hospital for medical attention.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer of TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said: “The auto crash caused a heavy traffic jam on the Ogere axis but it has been well managed by other law enforcement agents like the Nigeria Police Force and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

“The body of the deceased was deposited at a private mortuary in Ipara town, Ogun State.”

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