Three Die In Predawn Accident On Lagos - Ibadan Expressway - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Three Die In Predawn Accident On Lagos - Ibadan Expressway

| The Daily Crucible | Wednesday, June 29, 2022

A predawn accident on Lagos - Ibadan expressway has left three people dead and four others unhurt on Wednesday.

The multiple vehicles crash which occurred at about 03.15am involved three  with registration numbers BDJ257XF (Micra car),  T4916LA (Truck) and unmarked truck.

The Daily Crucible learnt that the accident happened when a truck attempted to negotiate a turning point while another truck coming from the rear in the direction of Ibadan.

The one the rear rammed into the other and in the ensuing chaos, the Micra car was also affected.

Superintendent Route Commander Florence Okpe FRSC who is the Public Education Officer for Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun Sector Command, disclosed this in a release on behalf of the Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar.

Umar described the crash as an avoidable act and identified suspected cause as excessive speed and reckless driving.

"A total of 07 persons were involved which comprised of 01 female adult and 06 male adult. 03 persons were recorded death all male adult and remaining persons were unhurt and no injury recorded

"The suspected causes of the multiple crash were excessive speed and dangerous driving on the part of one of the truck who was trying to negotiate a turning point and the other truck coming from Ibadan with high speed rammed into the vehicle.

"The corpses were deposited at FOS IPARA 

"The Sector Commander  reiterated  on the dangers of speed especially when visibility is poor  and he also caution motorists on night travel pointing out the dangers associated with it. He advised motorists to drive cautiously avoid speed and obey traffic rules and regulations," she stated.

The Sector Commander as commiserating with the family of the victims and advised them to contact FRSC Ogere for more information about the accident

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