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Accident claims 8 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

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No less than eight people kicked the bucket while 12 others supported wounds on Wednesday in a different mishap including seven vehicles around Danco filling station on the Lagos-Ibadan freeway. Mr. Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, affirmed the occurrence to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Thursday.

Oladele stated that the mishap, which happened around 7:56 p.m on the road, included a Toyota transport stamped LSR 560 XJ, Mazda transport checked XD 792 EZA, Toyota Sienna stamped ABC 512 ZV, and Toyota Camry stamped APP 196 RQ. Different vehicles are an Iveco tanker with enrollment number DED 776 XA, and Daf tanker checked APP 248 XT and Daf holder with enlistment number LND 04 XX.

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The FRSC supervisor clarified that the mishap was brought about by excessive speeding, careless driving, and loss of control concerning one of the vehicles which prompted a compartment tumbled off from its snare on two means of transport.

“From examinations, it was found out that the tragic lethal accident was brought about by speeding, reckless driving, and loss of control concerning one of the vehicles which prompted a holder tumbled off from its snare on two means of transport. “Different vehicles smashed into one another all the while, trying to escape from the scene.

“The mishap included 43 people, 12 people which included five female and seven male were harmed while eight people which included one female, six male, and a tyke kicked the bucket in the mishap,” he said. He noticed that the harmed exploited people were taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu and Fambis Hospital, Mowe.

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Oladele noted that the corpses of the perished were saved at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) funeral home, Sagamu. He prompted drivers to take note of that the whole stretch of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is as yet experiencing restoration, alerted drivers to watch the most extreme speed of 50km every hour in consistency with the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2004.