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13 Die, 12 Injured In Lagos-Ibadan expressway Accident

by Meso Ejiofor
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According to reports reaching Oyogist.com, About 13 persons have been confirmed dead while 12 others sustained injuries on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident.

The accident involved a Volvo truck and a commercial Mazda bus opposite Wichtech roofing and pipes.

“I learned the commercial bus was coming from Lagos, when it overtook the vehicle at its front wrongly, before ramming into a stationed vehicle at the roadside killing nine persons in the vehicle on the spot,” the Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement, Babatunde Akinbiyi said.

It was gathered that the commercial bus was overloaded with 25 passengers comprising nine men, eight women and eight minors instead of 18 passengers.

While 12 injured passengers consisted of five men, three women and four minors, the 13 dead people comprised four males, five females and four minors lost their lives in the accident.

“The remaining four died at Idera Hospital where they were rescued to by TRACE and Federal Road Safety Corps (gravy) officials,” Akinbiyi said.

Akinbiyi explained that the injured victims were rescued to Idera hospital with the deceased deposited at the same hospital mortuary in Sagamu, saying the vehicles had been towed to Sagamu Police station.

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