Driver, Two Women Die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Auto Crash

A fatal crash at GOFAMINT in the Ogunmakin area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Tuesday night claimed the lives of three people leaving one person injured.

The Ogun State Sector Commander, FRSC, Ahmed Umar made this known to newsmen in Abeokuta on Wednesday morning.

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

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On the cause of the accident, the FRSC boss said speeding and route violation by the truck driver led to a head-on collision with the bus.

“A total of six persons were involved which comprises 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 stated that the injured victim was taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, while the deceased were deposited at the FOS morgue, Ipara.

The sector commander therefore pleaded with motorists to drive cautiously, and always avoid route violations especially at night.


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