Saturday 27 May 2023

Phone Use While Driving...Accident claims four lives on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Four persons were confirmed dead in an accident close to Mountain Top University on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday.

Florence Okpe, the spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, confirmed the incident in Abeokuta.

Ms Okpe said the accident occurred at 4:53 a.m. and involved a Lexus RX 350 marked KTU 738 HM and a Mack truck with registration number T 21024 LA.

She said the accident was caused by excessive speed and phone use while driving.

The FRSC spokesperson said the bodies of those who died in the accident were deposited at the Real Divine Hospital morgue, Ibafo.

Meanwhile, Ahmed Umar, the sector commander, cautioned motorists on using phones while driving and the dangers associated with such.

He also commiserated with the families of the victims and advised them to contact FRSC Ibafo command for more information on the crash.


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