Four dead, others injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

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Four people confirmed died while six others sustained several injuries in an auto crash accident on the Iperu bridge, Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, involving a Mazda bus and a truck.

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, Mr Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander confirmed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Tuesday.

He said, ”The accident occurred this morning at about 6:25 a.m involving a Mazda bus with registration numbers YYY 412 XB and an unregistered truck.

”The Mazda bus driver who was on high speed crashed into the moving truck from behind due to a light defect on the truck. The truck’s rear lights made to signal vehicles from behind were not functioning.

Adding that, A male child was among the dead. The injured victims were taken to the Victory Hospital, Ogere for medical attention while the deceased have been deposited at the FOS Morgue, Ipara.

The sector commander further advised motorists to ensure that everything is working in their vehicle before embarking on any trip, he also cautioned them on speed violations.

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