The Federal Road Safety Corps has announced that a fatal car crash earlier on Tuesday, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, just before Sagamu has led to the loss of seven(7) lives.
The FRSC revealed the sad news in a statement which read;
“The FRSC has reported a fatal crash on Tuesday 12 June, 2018 along the Lagos – Ibadan expressway before Sagamu, Opposite WICTECH ROOFING & PIPES, at about 0840hrs. The suspected cause of the crash was a speeding commercial bus travelling from Lagos going to Benin in Edo State, but rammed into the truck travelling ahead of the Ill fated bus and unfortunately seven (07) people were killed made up of 05 male adults and 02 female adults. The White Toyota Hiace bus has registration number BEN 313 YX and the blue Mack truck with registration number MUS 730 XN. The total number of people involved were 14 comprising 6 Male adults and 8 Female adults. The number of people injured were 4 Female adults. The FRSC Rescue Team evacuated the Injured victims to OOUTH Sagamu and the corpses deposited at the OOUTH MORTUARY, Sagamu. The FRSC Ogun State Commander, Corps Commander Clement Oladele has once again reiterated the need for caution by drivers to always travel at recommended speed limit, noting that life has no duplicate, and passengers should not abdicate their responsibility of cautioning their drivers whenever they drive (sic)recklessly.”
Route Commander Florence Okpe FRSC Public Education Officer Ogun State Sector Command for Sector Commander Ogun State Command