Auto crash claims 5 persons on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Mr Clement Oladele, Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Ota, Ogun, that the accident occurred at Wazobia, at about 9.00 a.m.
Oladele said that two vehicles and eighteen persons were involved in the accident that resulted in the death of five persons while 13 others sustained various degrees of injuries.
The sector commander explained that a commercial bus with registration number MGD 129 ZF coming from Ibadan to Lagos, lost control and veered off the road and collided with a trailer with registration number DDA 121 XA that was parked by the road side.
“The corpses of the victims had been deposited at the mortuary in Ipara General Hospital, while the survivors are also receiving treatment at Sagamu and Victory Hospital, Ogere,’’he said.
Oladele said that the driver of the commercial bus absconded immediately after the accident occurred.
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