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31 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway’s Saturday accident

31 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway's Saturday accident
Written by Maritime First

…With Women and Children numbering 18***

No fewer than 31 persons including children on Saturday, sustained various degrees of injuries following an accident which involved a luxury bus, around Mowe, opposite Nasfat Praying Centre, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, Mr Clement Oladele confirmed the incident in Abeokuta on Sunday, noting that the accident occurred around 4:38 p.m.; as a result of excessive speed and loss of control around the construction zone.

He said that 50 persons were involved in the accident which comprised 19 male adults, 20 female adults, six male children and five female children.

“31 persons sustained various degrees of injuries, made up of 10 male adults, 14 female adults, three male children and four female children. Fortunately no death was recorded from the crash.

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“The lone crash involved a Yutong Luxurious Bus with registration number LND 119 XY,” he said.

Oladele explained that most of the injured victims were rescued to hospitals for medical attention.

The FRSC boss charged motorists to drive cautiously, obey traffic rules and regulations and avoid over speeding, particularly around construction areas.

 

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