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Auto-crash kills 1, injured 8 on Lagos-Ibadan expressway



The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State confirmed one person died while eight others sustained different degrees of injuries in multiple accidents on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Thursday.

The State Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr. Clement Oladele, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota on Friday said that the accident occurred at about 10.25 a.m.

He further explained that a DAF tanker without registration number heading toward Ibadan from Lagos lost control at Ishara Bridge, near Ogere, and rammed into two Madza buses marked BGD 229 XW and RUW 504 XA.

The Sector Commander said that 14 people were involved in the accident, adding that a male adult died while others sustained injuries.

“The corpse of the victim was deposited at Ipara Morgue,Ogun, while seven victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere.

” The eighth survivor was taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital,Sagamu, for intensive treatment,” he said.

He also urged motorists to drive cautiously and adhere strictly to the prescribed maximum speed limit of 50 km per hour at construction zones to avoid loss of lives and property.

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