4 die, 3 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Four persons died this morning on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

By Abiodun Lawal

No less than four persons have lost their lives in an accident involving a luxurious bus and a truck on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Three other persons sustained varying degrees of injuries in the accident.

Mrs Florence Okpe, Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun, confirmed the incident in Abeokuta.

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She said the truck did not stop after the bus rammed into it while negotiating a bend around the “Kara’’ axis on the expressway.

A total of 21 people, 13 men and eight women, were involved in the accident.

The corpses were deposited at a morgue in Sagamu in Ogun, while the injured were taken to a nearby hospital, she said.


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