Auto Crash Claims Life Of 1 And Left 13 Passengers Injured Along Lagos-Ibadan-Expressway

An auto accident that happened at along Ibafo marlet on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has claimed the life of one person out of the 14 occupants of the bus. Reports recorded that the accident which involved a Mark truck and a Toyota Hummer bus took place on Monday around 12.30p.m.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer of the  Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE),   confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Monday.

According to Akinbiyi, who disclosed  that the accident occurred at about  12:30p.m. on Monday,  said the accident was caused by excessive speed  on the part of the bus driver.

He also said, “The fatal accident involved a Mark truck with registration number KRD 995 XG and a Toyota Hummer bus  inbound Lagos  with registration number LSD 533 XL.“The driver of the bus was speeding and rammed into the moving truck, leading to the death of one of the 14 occupants of the bus,” he said.

Akinbiyi  said that the remains of the  deceased   had been deposited at Divine Touch Hospital in  Ibafo.

He advised motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations in order to stay alive.

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