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4 Die, 12 Injured In Lagos – Ibadan Expressway Road Crash 

Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting

Four persons have been reportedly killed and 12 others with varying degrees of injuries in a fatal accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The crash occurred around Oniworo bend in Fidiwo along the highway.

It was further gathered that the incident involved a Mazda bus marked APP111XM and a tanker with no registration number.

The fully loaded commercial bus heading to Lagos, reportedly rammed into the diesel tanker.

The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta.

According to her, 16 persons were involved in the accident, out of which four died and 12 others injured.

Okpe identified speeding and loss of control as the suspected causes of the crash.

She said the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere and IDERA hospital Sagamu while the bodies of the killed were deposited at FOS Ipara.

The FRSC Publicist quoted the Sector Commander FRSC, Ahmed Umar to have cautioned motorists on speed violations.

While commiserating with the family of the crash victims, the command enjoined them to contact FRSC Ogunmakin for more information about the crash.

 

 

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