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Four Dead, 12 Injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident


An accident involving a Mazda car and a tanker has claimed four lives around Oniworo turning in Fidiwo, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Tuesday.

The auto crash was said to have occurred around 10.55 a.m.

In a statement made available to news men, the FRSC Public Officer for Ogun State Command, Florence Okpe disclosed that a total of 16 persons were involved in the accident.


It was gathered that the accident involved a Madza bus with registration number – APP 111 XM and HOWO Tanker which has no registration number.

According to the Federal Road Safety Corps Spokesperson, the accident occurred as a result of excessive speed and loss of control.

He added that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere and Idera Hospital, Sagamu while the remains of the dead were deposited at FOS Ipara.

Meanwhile, the Sector Commander, FRSC Ogun State Command, Ahmed Umar has cautioned motorists on speed violation.