• Seven killed, 11 injured in auto crash along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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    Seven killed, 11 injured in auto crash along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway


    Published By: Paul Dada

    Seven people  were killed in a  road accident that occurred  on Monday night in  Ogere area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    11  others  sustained different levels of injuries  in the  accident which involved a Mazda bus with registration number MNY894 and a truck with no number plate.

    The Mazda bus which was over speeding was said to have lost control and hit a truck from behind in the crash that occurred around 9:33 pm.

    The Spokesperson of Ogun State Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, Florence Okpe,  who confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday, said those injured were taken to  PATMAG Hospital Ogere for treatment while  the corpses those who lost their lives were taken to  FOS morgue, Ipara.

    The statement said: “The crash occurred at 2133 hrs last night with a total of 18 persons involved which comprised 15 male adult and 03 female adult.

    “A total of 11 people were injured (09 male adult and 02 female adult) while 07 Persons were recorded dead from the crash. 05 male and 02 female.

    “Vehicle involved 02 a truck with no registration number and a Mazda bus MNY894 YN”.

    “The suspected cause of the crash was excessive speed on the part of the Mazda bus driver who rammed a moving truck from the rear.

    “The injured victims were taken to PATMAG Hospital Ogere for medical attention while the corpses were deposited at FOS morgue Ipara”


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