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Road Crash Kills Three in Lagos-Ibadan to expressway

Road Crash Kills Three in Lagos-Ibadan to expressway

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Three persons have died and six others sustained severe injuries in a road Crash that happened on Christmas day, at the Kara turning point of the highway, in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun state.
This accident was confirmed by Florence Okpe, who is the spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun state, in a statement issued on Sunday.
According to Florence, there were 18 males in the Hiace bus, three of them died instantly on the spot while the other six sustained varying degrees of injuries the rest persons were unhurt. The injured persons have been taken to the hospital while the dead persons have been deposited in the Morgue. Florence said that the accident was caused by excessive speed from the bus driver who wrongfully tried to overtake the trailer.
said, “Six persons sustained various degrees of injuries and unfortunately three persons were recorded dead from the crash and the remaining people were unhurt.
“Two vehicles were involved in the accident. A Toyota Hiace bus with registration number AYB 88 XP and another vehicle with no registration number on it.
“The suspected cause of the crash was excessive speed from the bus driver who attempted to overtake the truck, but was not successful, rather, he lost control and hit the truck at the rear and the truck did not stop.
“The injured victims were taken to Famobis Hospital for medical attention while the corpses were deposited at Idera Hospital morgue, Sagamu.”
Nigerians are very bad with road regulations, we do whatever pleases us on the road, knowing that this is very dangerous and lead to the loss of lives. there is a required speed limit and regulations governing overtaking, if we can abide by all these rules the number of accidents on the road will reduce.

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