5 dead, 9 injured in Lagos-Ibadan road crash


A fatal accident along Lagos-Ibadan express road has claimed the lives of 5 people and left about 9 injured

The Ogun Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) confirmed the accident saying that the victims comprised 10 men and four women.

He also added that the injured victims were rushed to the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu while the deceased were deposited at the hospital’s mortuary.

Oladele said, “It was a lone crash and the cause was speed violation. We cleared the obstruction same night to allow free flow of traffic.”

“We commiserate with families of the victims and at the same time urge people whose relatives traveled with the bus to contact the Ogun FRSC command or OOUTH for details on the crash.

“Once again, we are emphasising the need for motorists to drive cautiously within the recommended speed of 50km/h at construction sites. Passengers in vehicles driven recklessly should caution their driver and where such driver refuses, they can call the FRSC toll-free number 122,” he added.