Accident claims live along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Accident claims live along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, said a fatal accident at Gofamint in Ogunmakin, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, claimed three lives and left one other person injured on Tuesday night.

Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Wednesday morning.


Umar said the incident occurred at 10:55 p.m. and; involved a mini truck (Van), marked YYY 457 YY; and a Toyota Hiace bus, with registration number DUI 187 FST.

confirmed the accident


The FRSC boss explained that the accident was caused by excessive speed and; route violation on the part of the truck driver; which led to a head-on collision.

“A total of six persons were involved which included, four male and two female adults.


”One person was injured while; two women and, the driver of the bus died in the accident,” he said.


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Umar said that the injured were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, for medical attention; while the deceased were deposited at the FOS morgue, Ipara.


Meanwhile, the sector commander has advised motorists to drive cautiously and, avoid route violations, especially at night.


He described the incident as careless driving by motorists.





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