Sunday, 7 May 2023

Fatal Saturday Evening Accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway..3 Died, 2 Injured

Three persons died and two others injured in accident when a speeding Toyota car rammed into a moving truck on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. 

The auto crash which occurred on Saturday evening at Sapaade – Ogere stretch of the expressway, involved a Toyota car marked KSF122 FB and a truck with registration number FZE840G.

The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Ogun Sector Command, Ahmed Umar, who confirmed this on Sunday, attributed the cause to speeding and loss of control on the part of the Toyota car which rammed into a moving truck from  the rear. 

Umar said the injured were taken to Victory Hospital Ogere while the remains of the dead were deposited at FOS Morgue Ipara. 

The Sector Commander sympathises with the family of the victims and reiterated on the dangers of excess speed especially during rainy season when visibility is usually poor. 

He advised motorists to drive defensively and obey traffic rules and regulations to arrive safely, according to a release by Chief Route Commander Florence Okpe FRSC Public Education Officer for Sector Commander FRSC Ogun Sector Command.

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