August 5, (THEWILL) – At least four persons have been confirmed dead, while 16 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a lone accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday.
A statement by Sector Commander, Ogun State Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Hamed Umar, noted that the fatal crash occurred at about 7:50 am on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway around Oniworo, after Foursquare Camp.
Umar added that 20 persons were involved in the accident. He said one female and 15 male adults survived with injuries, while four of them were burnt beyond recognition.
“A total of 16 people were injured. The lone crash involved a Mazda bus with registration number APP934XH. The suspected cause of the crash was excessive speed, which led to loss of control and the Mazda bus rammed into the median strip (road divider) and went up in flames”, Umar said, adding that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere.
Umar advised motorists to obey traffic rules and regulations. He also condoled with the families of the deceased and prayed that God would strengthen them.