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30 people killed in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash



An auto accident on the Lagos-Ibadan highway on Thursday night has claimed 30 lives and 10 other persons were injured in the crash involving 40 persons and two Mazda buses.

Spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the incident on Friday, saying the accident occurred at about 8 p.m. at Km 95 around the Elebolo Quary Area on the Ibadan axis of the road. 

Rescue operations by FRSC officials, who arrived at the scene minutes after the incident, ended at 2:42 a.m. on Friday.

The corpses have been deposited at Adeoyo Yemetu Hospital mortuary, Ibadan and the injured taken to the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, and Adeoyo Yemetu Hospital.