Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:27 am
No fewer than 10 persons died in an accident, involving a Mazda bus and an articulated vehicle at Ajebo area, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Ogun state on Wednesday.
Mr Divis Ogiamien , Deputy Corps Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) in Ogun, confirmed the accident.
He told newsmen that the Mazda bus rammed into the trucks at about 2:10 p.m.
According to him, 10 persons were confirmed dead in the accident, while six persons were critically injured.
“The accident happened around First Square Camp in Ajebo, along the Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway, which involved a Mazda bus and an Hiveco truck where 16 casualties were involved.
“A Mazda bus with registration number APP 912 XH was travelling to Lagos, while the Hiveco truck with registration number GGE 338 XL, was travelling to Ibadan.
“On that axis, there is a traffic diversion, the bus was coming from Ibadan and wrongly overtook and rammed into the Hiveco truck going to Ibadan, “he said.
Ogiamien said that the corpses had been deposited at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) mortuary in Sagamu, while the injured were taken to the same hospital.