Lagos – Ibadan Expressway Crash Claims Ten Lives, Injures Six

Lagos – Ibadan Expressway Crash Claims Ten Lives, Injures Six

By: Sola Omoniyi

It’s black Tuesday as Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash claims ten and six injured

An accident involving a commercial bus on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Tuesday has claimed 10 lives and injured six others.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Oyo State, Joshua Adekanye, confirmed the sad incidence

Adekanye said the lone accident that happened around 6.30 a.m. on Tuesday around the Guru Mahajji area, involved a commercial bus with registration number TRK 135 ZY and a hit and run truck carrying a container.

“Twenty two persons were involved in the accident, ten of them died, six others sustained various injuries.

“The crash victims were taken to General Hospital Mokwa for treatment while the eleven corpses were deposited at Federal Medical Centre Mortuary.

“We also recovered the sum of N35,160, bags of filter pumps, 3 wrist watch, one gallon of vegetables oil, 9 different phones and several cows,” he said.

Mr Adekanye blamed the crash on speeding and advised motorists to always observe speed limits to avoid crashes.

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