Three persons have lost their lives in an accident at Lotto, opposite NNPC Filing Station on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Friday.

This development was disclosed by the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps.

According to the agency, one person also sustained injuries in the accident which involved two vehicles.

Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun State, Mr Olusola Ojuoro, the Mowe/Ibafo Area Commander of TRACE said the accident happened at about 8.45 a.m.

On the cause of the accident, Ojuoro said that an Iveco truck with registration number AAB 458 ZY was inbound Lagos when it lost control due to brakes failure and crushed a Mazda bus marked XY 660 EKY.

He further said, “The corpses of the victims have been deposited at Idera Hospital Morgue, Ogun, while the survivor was taken to an undisclosed hospital by his relative,”

In reaction to the accident, the TRACE official shared his message of caution to motorists and truck drivers concerning exceeding speed limits.

He urged them to ensure that their vehicles were in good condition before putting them on the roads to avoid unnecessary loss of lives.