At least two persons have been confirmed dead while several others have been left with various degrees of injuries after a multiple collision on the popular Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Naija News reports that the accident which occurred along the Isara area of the expressway at about 8.30 a.m on Saturday, involved a truck and six other vehicles.
The state’s Sector Commandant of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Clement Oladele, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on Sunday.
The FRSC boss attributed the accident to wrongful overtaking and excessive speed.
He briefed that 35 persons were involved, while two persons died and nine others sustained various degrees of injuries.
“The corpses of victims were deposited at FOS morgue, Ipara, Ogun, while the survivors are receiving intensive treatment at Victory Hospital, Ogere, Ogun,” he said.
Oladele explained that the six vehicles rammed into a truck belonging to Buildwell Company that got stuck at Straigate Isara area.
Oladele listed the vehicles involved to include; a Toyota bus with registration number XR516KG, Toyota bus with registration number KUJ 186 XB, Nissan Truck with registration number KJA 785XN, Toyota car with registration number LSD 435 FK, Kia car with registration number LND 866 BA and Layland Truck with registration number KUJ 345 XB.
The FRSC boss, however, advised motorists to be cautious and adhere to the 50km per hour rule while plying construction zones.