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Accident Claims 3 Lives On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway


On Saturday, three persons were confirmed dead in an accident involving a DAF truck, a Toyota Sienna, and a Toyota Camry at Olowotedo axis outbound Lagos on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

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Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson for Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta.

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Akinbiyi noted that the accident occurred at 4:07pm and was caused by the Toyota Camry car with no registration number.

He explained that the car wrongfully overtook the truck, loaded with empty crates, and this caused the truck driver to lose control and rammed into the Toyota Sienna in front.

The TRACE spokesman said that nine people were involved in the accident, saying that two people were injured while three persons died on the spot.


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