May 22, 2024

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash claims two lives

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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash claims two lives

Two people died while one was injured in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a Mazda car at Ayedere, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The spokesperson for the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta.

Akinbiyi stated that the accident occurred at 7:10 a.m. at Ayedere village, Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state.

He noted that the accident was caused by the driver of the unregistered Mazda car who drove against traffic and had a head-on collision with the Mazda bus marked SEY 311 ZY.

The TRACE spokesperson added that the drivers of the two vehicles died while a motor boy with the bus sustained injuries.

Akinbiyi explained that the injured motor boy had been rescued and taken to a nearby hospital before the arrival of TRACE, saying that the driver of the car had been taken away by his family for burial.

He said that the driver of the bus was deposited at Ifo General Hospital morgue.

“The unregistered Mazda car, driving in a direction prohibited by traffic law, collided with the bus, leaving the drivers of both vehicles dead on the spot due to the impact of the collision.

“The motor boy of the white Mazda bus sustained varying degrees of injuries and has been taken to a private clinic for medical attention,” he said.

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