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1 dead, 8 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto-crash

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun on Friday said that one person died while eight others  sustained injuries in  a multiple accident on the LagosIbadan expressway on Thursday.

The State Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ota that the accident occured at about 10.25 a.m.

Oladele explained that a DAF tanker without registration number heading toward Ibadan from Lagos lost control at Ishara Bridge, near Ogere, and rammed into two Madza buses marked  BGD 229 XW and RUW 504 XA.

The Sector Commander said that 14 people were involved in the accident, adding that a male adult died while others sustained injuries.

“The corpse of the victim was deposited at Ipara Morgue,Ogun, while seven victims were taken to Victory Hospital,Ogere.

” The eighth survivor was taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital,Sagamu,for intensive treatment,” he said.

He implored motorists to drive cautiously and adhere strictly to the prescribed maximum speed limit of 50 km per hour at construction zones to avoid  loss of lives and property.

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Edited By: Buhari Bolaji/Mufutau Ojo) (NAN)

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