2 dead, 6 injured in road accident at Lagos/Ibadan expressway
Two people lost their lives with six others injured in a road accident at the Lagos/Ibadan expressway. The accident involved four vehicles.
Mr Akinbiyi Babatunde, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of TRACE, confirmed this in Ota, Ogun, said that the incident happened at about 6.25am.
He explained that the four vehicles involved in the accident were a Mack tanker with registration number, APP-49 XS, a BMW saloon with registration number EPE-864 CN, a Mitsubishi Canter bus with registration number KRD-935 XD, and a Toyota Carina with registration number GGE-883 AT.
Babatunde said that the tanker was trying to avoid a vehicle that drove against the traffic when it rammed into three other vehicles thereby resulting in the death of two persons while six other sustained injuries out of the nine people involved in the accident.
He, however, advised motorists to desist from driving against traffic to avoid accident.