Accident Opposite FRSC Office Leaves 7 Dead, 5 Injured - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Saturday, April 30, 2022

Accident Opposite FRSC Office Leaves 7 Dead, 5 Injured

The Daily Crucible | Saturday, April 30, 2022

By Mariam Adekunle, Abeokuta

Multiple vehicles accident that occurred at Ogun State stretch of Lagos Ibadan expressway has left seven persons - one female and six adult males, dead and five other persons with injuries.

The crash occurred at about 19  40pm on Friday opposite Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) office  in Ogunmakin KM 27 on Lagos - Ibadan expressway. Two vehicles marked LSR696XS (Mazda bus) and T-4889LA truck were involved.

The injured victims were rescued and taken to Victory Hospital Ogere for treatment while the dead bodies were deposited at a private morgue, FOS Morgue Ipara, Ogun State.

The Sector Commander FRSC Ogun Corps Commander Ahmed Umar  who described the crash as an avoidable act, identified suspected cause as excessive speed which led to loss of control on the part of the Mazda bus.

Umar added that the Mazda bus having lost control, ran into a moving truck. 

He cautioned motorists to always be safety conscious by applying common sense speed limit especially if it was raining. 

He reiterated on speed violation among motorists  and advised motorists to drive defensively

While commiserating with families of the victims, the  sector commander enjoined them to contact the FRSC Command in Ogunmaki area of of Ogun State  for details of the crash and reclaim the properties of the victims recovered  from the scene of the crash.

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