One dies in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway autocrash


One person was confirmed dead and several others injured in two separate accidents on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun, Mr Clement Oladele,

confirmed the incidents in a statement on Monday in Abeokuta.

Oladele said the first crash occurred about 7 am around Isaara, near Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, involving a Toyota bus marked AG 346 XV.

As claimed by the FRSC boss, the accident involved two male adults and one female adult.

He said the driver drove under the influence of alcohol in excessive speed, which led to loss of control.

Oladele said two injured victims were rescued and taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere for medical attention.

He said the second crash occurred about 11:50am on Sunday, around Fidiwo, near Ogunmakin on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The sector commander said the crash involved a Mazda E2200 bus marked WWD 89 XB and was also caused by excessive speed and loss of control.

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