Accidents Health and Safety

11 die in incinerated vehicles on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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Written by Maritime First

Eleven persons lost their lives to multiple auto crash near Isara Bridge, Ogere, off the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday night.

Seven other persons sustained varying degrees of injuries in the inferno that resulted from the accident.

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Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ogun, Mr. Ahmed Umar, confirmed the figures of the accident victims to the newsmen on Sunday in Abeokuta.

Umar stated that the accident, which occurred at 10.35 p.m. involved two Mazda buses and a car and was caused by excessive speeding.

He added that the affected vehicles and the dead were burnt beyond identification and recognition.

Six of the seven injured persons were taken to a hospital at Ogere for treatment, while the seventh person was taken to Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilisan, also in Ogun for treatment.

Umaru said the injured are five male adults, one female adult, and a male child.

“Motorists are advised to drive cautiously, obey traffic rules and regulations and also cooperate with traffic managers,’’ he admonished.


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