Two separate auto accidents occurred along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
persons were killed while ten others sustained injuries in two separate
accidents along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
crash occurred around Zonal Breweries in Ijako area of Sango Ota at about 7.20
a.m. Three of the victims were burnt beyond recognition while three others were
Ota Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Richard Olutiriko,
who confirmed the accident said that it involved a Volkswagen bus with
registration number: (LAGOS) XM 587 EKY.
attributed the cause of the accident to speed limit violation by the driver and
also explained that the Abeokuta bound bus rammed into the road divider in
front of the Zonal Breweries. It somersaulted three times before it went up in
Commander further stated that both the burnt corpses as well as the injured
victims had been evacuated to the Ota General Hospital in Sango.
accident was along the same route but at Wasinmi area in Ewekoro Local
Government Area of the state. The Itori Unit Commander of Federal Road Safety
Commission(FRSC), Fatai Bakare, confirmed that seven persons were critically
injured in the accident which involved a blue coloured Ford bus with
registration number: AA 384 TAK and a white MAC truck with registration number
(Lagos) KJA 113 XB.
official explained that eight people were actually involved in the auto crash
and attributed the accident to dangerous driving. The injured victims have been
taken to the FRSC emergency clinic in Itori for treatment.