Two Dead, 10 Injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash

Written by Benjamin Adewumi

Two people have lost their lives in a fatal accident that occurred on Friday morning at the Kara section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the accident involved a white Mazda bus and an unregistered Howo Sino Truck, which collided with each other around 08:32am.

The FRSC spokesperson in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, said that 14 people were involved in the accident, out of which two died on the spot, 10 sustained injuries and two escaped unhurt.

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Okpe attributed the cause of the accident to route violation and dangerous driving by the drivers of the vehicles.

She said that the injured victims were taken to Famobis Hospital for treatment, while the corpses of the deceased were deposited at a mortuary in Idera.

The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Ogun State, Anthony Uga, has urged drivers to obey traffic rules and regulations and avoid driving against traffic.

He also advised drivers to exercise caution and patience while driving on the expressway, especially during the festive season, to prevent unnecessary loss of lives and property.

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