TRAGIC: 3 Die In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

TRAGIC: 3 Die In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

By News Agency of Nigeria on October 16, 2021
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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun State on Saturday, October 16, 2021, confirmed that three persons lost their lives in a lone accident around Four Square Gate on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Ahmed Umar, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Ota, Ogun, that the accident happened at about 6.50 a.m.

Umar explained that the crash involved three males in a Mitsubishi Canter with registration number LAR 116XN.

He blamed the accident on excessive speeding, which made the vehicle to lose control and skid into the bush, thus leading to the death of all occupants of the vehicle.

“The corpses of the victims have been deposited at FOS morgue, Ipara,” he said.

The sector commander described the crash as avoidable, advising motorists to avoid excessive speed and dangerous driving, and also to obey traffic rules and regulations.

Umar commiserated with the family of the victims and prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.

He also enjoined them to contact the FRSC Command in Ogun makin KM27, for details of the crash and reclaim the properties of the victims recovered from the scene of the mishap.


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