Accident Involving 4 Trucks Claims 3 Lives, Injures One on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A fatal accident involving 4 trucks on the Ogun state axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday morning, claimed the lives of three people leaving one other person injured.

It was gathered that the incident occurred inbound Lagos at DANCO area at about 5.25 am.

It involved a MAN containerised truck with number plate — T8943 LA, an unidentified HOWO truck, IVECO flat body with number plate — SSU 517 XA laden with beer, and a SINO truck with number plate — T8953LA, laden with granite, with nine occupants in all.

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The fatalities were three males, while one male was injured during the accident.

This was confirmed by the spokesperson, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi.

According to eyewitnesses account, the MAN Diesel truck driver lost control and overturned, with two other vehicles ramming into it from the rear.


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