Three Dead, Two Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Road Accident – FRSC

By Miriam Humbe, Abuja
The Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC) on Sunday said no fewer than three persons were confirmed dead, two others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a Sino truck and a Toyota car at Saapade on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday.
Public Education Officer, (PRO) of the FRSC in Ogun, Mrs Florence Okpe confirmed the incident to journalists on Sunday.
She said the accident occured at 6.25pm on May 6.
A Toyota car with registration number KSF122 FB and a Sino truck marked FZE 840 G were involved in the accident which was caused by speeding, leading to loss of control on the part of the Toyota car driver who rammed into the moving truck from the rear.
Okpe said that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere, for medical attention while the deceased were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara in Remo North local government area of Ogun State.
She said: “A total of five people were involved which comprised four men and one woman; two people were injured while three deaths were recorded”.
The State Sector Commander of FRSC, Ahmed Umar, sympathised with the families of the victims and advised motorists to drive defensively and obey traffic rules and regulations.
Umar said that the dangers of speeding, especially during the rainy season where visibility was poor were enormous. 

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