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JUST IN: 5 KILLED, OTHERS INJURED IN LAGOS-IBADAN AUTO CRASH

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5 persons have been confirmed dead and 10 others injured in an auto crash along Lagos-Ibadan express-way.

Five persons have died while several others sustained injuries after a vehicle collided with a median along the Lagos / Ibadan expressway.

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According to the Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Florence Okpe, confirmed the report to Channels Tv, the accident occurred at Onigari, a border between Ogun and Oyo state, in the early hours of Friday. The incident was said to be as a result of over speeding.

“The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command wishes to inform the motoring public of a fatal crash that occurred this morning at about 0849 hrs on Friday 20 September 2019 on the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway around Onigari, the border town of Ogun State with Oyo State,” Okpe said.

She further revealed that, “The lone crash involved a commercial bus that travelled all the way from Sokoto State but stopped briefly in Ibadan to pick other passengers.

“The bus was heading towards Lagos State before it lost control, at Onigari due to excessive speed, and collided with the road median with the bus upturning and bursting into flames.”

“The crash involved 18 passengers comprising 17 Male Adults and 1 Female Adult.”

“A total of 10 adults sustained injuries from the crash but five of the passengers, unfortunately, died from the crash comprising
4 male adults and 1 female adult.”

The remains of the deceased have been reportedly deposited at the Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital, Sagamu.

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