4 die in accident on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway – FRSC

4 die in accident on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway – FRSC

By Abiodun Lawal, Abeokuta.


Four persons died on Thursday, while nine others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mazda bus and an unregistered truck at Obada Oko on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.


Mrs Florence Okpe, the Public Education Officer of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, confirmed the accident to newsmen in Abeokuta.



Okpe explained that 14 people were involved in the accident, comprising nine male adults and five female adults.


According to her, nine persons sustained injuries — four male adults and five female adults.


Four persons were recorded dead, all male adults


Okpe said that the accident was caused by route violation by the unregistered truck, which collided with the bus marked KRD 831 YD, adding that unfortunately, the driver refused to stop.


She added that the injured victims were taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, State General Hospital, Ijaye, Abeokuta and Aries Medicare Hospital, Obada, for medical attention.


The FRSC spokesperson said that bodies of those that died had been taken away by their family members.


Okpe said that the FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, Ahmed Umar, advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations.


She added that Umar also emphasized the roles of passengers in cautioning drivers, urging them to always use the toll-free number 122 to report any reckless driver.

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