Tragedy struck in Ogun state as three persons have been reported dead in a fatal accident involving a truck and a motorcycle.

The accident which occurred at Alagbon along Owode-Idiroko axis in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, left three others injured.

The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said the victims were travelling on the motorcycle when the truck coming from the opposite direction ran into them, killing three of them instantly and injuring three others.

Those who died, according to reports gathered by our correspondent, were two males and one female.

He said the bike rider lost control, causing the bike to face the oncoming truck.

He said, “The accident occurred this morning at Alagbon along Owode- Idiroko road.

The six persons were travelling on a motorcycle, four males and two females.

“The rider of the motorcycle lost control which caused the motorcycle to face the oncoming truck.

“Three of them, two males and one female, were crushed by the truck, while three others were injured.”

Akinbiyi said those injured were receiving treatment at King Cross Hospital Owode while the corpses had been deposited at state General Hospital at Ota.