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3 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, said three persons died in an accident at Lotto, opposite NNPC Filing Station on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Friday.

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One person also sustained injuries in the accident which involved two vehicles, according to the agency.

Olusola Ojuoro, the Mowe/Ibafo Area Commander of TRACE, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun, that the accident happened at about 8.45 a.m.

Mr Ojuoro said that an Iveco truck with registration number AAB 458 ZY was inbound Lagos when it lost control due to brake failure and crushed a Mazda bus marked XY 660 EKY.

“The corpses of the victims have been deposited at Idera Hospital Morgue, Ogun, while the survivor was taken to an undisclosed hospital by his relative,” he said.

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The TRACE official cautioned motorists and truck drivers against exceeding speed limits.

He urged them to ensure that their vehicles were in good condition before putting them on the road to avoid unnecessary loss of life.

Mr Ojuoro also commiserated with the families of those that lost their lives and prayed God to grant them fortitude to bear the losses.


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