Nine persons involve in autocrash accident along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Road safety cars on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
Road safety cars on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Three persons reportedly died while four others sustained injuries in an auto crash along Lagos-badan Expressway on Sunday Evening.

It was gathered that a Toyota Matrix marked WWD621AE had suffered a tyre burst and crashed into an Howo Sino truck.

The Spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta.

Okpe said, “The suspected causes of the crash were tyre burst and speeding on the part of the Toyota Matrix driver, who lost control of the wheels after a tyre burst and rammed on the truck..”.

She added that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital Ogere for medical attention, while the corpses were deposited at the FOS Morgue in Isara.

The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Ogun state, Ahmed Umar, sympathized with the family of the victims and advised motorists to always carry out vehicle routine checks to ensure the good condition of the vehicle.