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3 die in road accident

20 August 2012, 14:02

Okitipupa - The Police in Ondo State on Monday confirmed that three persons died in an accident on Okitipupa-Ore road in Okitipupa Local Government Area.

Mr Titilola Lasisi, the Divisional Police Officer in Okitipupa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that one person also sustained injuries in the accident which occurred on Sunday night.

He said the accident involved two vehicles, which collided near Aye Junction, Okitipupa, at 8 p.m.

He explained further that the vehicles were a Golf and an Opel.

Lasisi explained that the Golf car, which was conveying the three persons, suddenly veered off its lane and collided with the Opel.

He said the driver of the Golf car sustained injuries and was treated at the State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, before he was arrested.

He also said that the bodies of the three persons had been deposited at the hospital morgue.


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