- Not less than six persons have died in an accident on the Lagos-Sagamu expressway
- Four people were injured in the accident which occurred at about 2.12 pm
- Those injured are receiving treatment at the Sagamu General Hospital while the corpses had been deposited at the morgue
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun said six persons died while four were injured in an accident on the Lagos-Sagamu expressway on Monday, July 17.
The Ogun Sector Commander of the FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun, that the accident occurred at about 2.12 pm.
Oladele said that a Nissan Quest van with registration number FKJ 297 AJ coming from Ikorodu to Ibadan rammed into a moving Iveco truck due to excessive speed.
The crash, he said, resulted in the death of the six persons while four sustained injuries.
“The four injured persons are receiving treatment at the Sagamu General Hospital while the corpses had been deposited at the morgue,” he said.
He advised motorists to desist from excessive speed, especially during the rainy season.
In a previous report by NAIJ.com, 5 people were killed after a fully loaded container fell on a commercial bus in Ojota area of Lagos.
Three people were rescued from the wreckage by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials which occurred on Saturday, July 8.
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The occupants of the bus were returning from the monthly vigil at the Redeemed Christian Church of God headquarters on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
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