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General News of Tuesday, 26 July 2022

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Four dead in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident – FRSC

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at the scene of an accident FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at the scene of an accident

Four persons died while six others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck on the Iperu bridge, Ogere, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun confirmed this to journalists in Abeokuta on Tuesday.

“The accident occurred this morning at about 6:25 a.m. involving a Mazda bus with registration numbers YYY 412 XB and an unregistered truck.

“The Mazda bus driver, who was on high speed, crashed into the moving truck from behind due to light defect on the truck. The truck’s rear lights made to signal vehicles from behind was not functioning,” he said.

“A male child was among the dead. The injured victims were taken to the Victory Hospital, Ogere for medical attention while the deceased have been deposited at the FOS Morgue, Ipara.

The sector commander advised motorists to ensure that everything is working in their vehicle before embarking on any trip while also cautioning them on speed violation .

He sympathised with the family of the victims and advised them to contact the FRSC Ogere for more information about the crash.

(NAN)

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