Death toll rises in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

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More victims have died from the accident involving two vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday. The accident involved a commercial white Mazda bus, with registration number: APP 28 YE, and a blue Volvo truck, with no registration number.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, which confirmed the latest death said this brings to 13 the number of people who died in the accident.

Ahmed Umar, Sector Commander of the FRSC in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, in Ota, that four more people died on their way to the hospital.

He said 12 others sustained injuries.

NAN reports that Umar had said on Wednesday that nine persons died while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries in the ghastly accident.

He explained that the accident occurred at about 3.45 p.m. around Wichtech Company, near Danco Station, on the ever-busy expressway.

Umar stated that the accident involved 25 persons, indicating that the corpses of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue of Idera Hospital, Sagamu.

TNA Niyi-Akinmade

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