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Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash: Death toll now 13


Agency Reporter


Four extra individuals have died from the accident involving two autos on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday.

The Federal Road (*13*) Corps (FRSC) in Ogun confirmed that the newest quantity brings to 13 the quantity of people that died within the accident.

The Sector Commander of the FRSC within the state, Mr Ahmed Umar, informed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, in Ota, that the 4 died on their strategy to the hospital.

He mentioned 12 others sustained accidents.

NAN studies that the FRSC Sector Commander had mentioned on Wednesday that 9 individuals died whereas 16 others sustained varied levels of accidents within the ghastly accident.

He defined that the accident occurred at about 3.45 pm round Wichtech Company, close to Danco Station, on the ever-busy expressway.

He mentioned that the accident concerned a industrial white Mazda bus, with registration quantity: APP 28 YE, and a blue Volvo truck, with no registration quantity.

The sector commander additional said that the accident concerned 25 individuals, indicating that the corpses of the deceased have been deposited on the morgue of Idera Hospital, Sagamu.

He mentioned the injured are receiving therapy on the similar hospital.

Umar mentioned that the reason for the accident may very well be traced to hurry violation and overloading on the a part of the industrial bus driver.

He added that the motive force of the industrial bus misplaced management because of extreme rushing and rammed into the truck.

The sector commander mentioned that clearing of obstruction brought on by the crash by FRSC officers and different sister businesses has commenced.

He suggested motorists to train endurance and stay calm, because the state of affairs within the axis would quickly be normalised.

Umar confused the necessity for warning, saying that every one fingers have to be on deck to make sure that lives aren’t misplaced because of carelessness on the highway.

While advising motorists to all the time obey site visitors guidelines and rules, the sector commander assured that the FRSC will frequently be dedicated to making a safer motoring atmosphere. (NAN) (

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