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Traffic accident claims 2 lives, injures 10 along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Traffic accident involving a Mazda bus at Danliti Ayetoro area along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway claimed 2 lives and injured about 10 persons.

Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps TRACE, confirmed the incident in Abeokuta on Monday. According to the NAN reports, Akinbiyi explained that the accident occurred around 11 am, saying that it was caused by excessive speeding which led to the loss of control.

He noted that the commercial bus with registration number DDA 729 XA, after losing control, hit a culvert and somersaulted, adding that the driver and the bus conductor died in the accident.

“The accident was caused by excessive speeding which resulted into loss of control. Four female and eight male were involved in the accident but the driver and the conductor died,” he said.

The reports said the TRACE spokesperson noted that the injured were taken to Famobic Hospital, Lotto in Mowe, saying that the families of the dead were already at the hospital to claim the bodies

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Joseph Athanasius

Joseph Athanasius is a Public Affairs Commentator and News Writer at InfoGuide Nigeria News.

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