Three people were reportedly killed in a road accident on Sunday near the Fidiwo Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway’s Ogun State axis.
According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), there were 14 people involved in the accident—9 male adults, 4 female adults, and 1 male child—among whom six male adults and three female adults suffered injuries.
The FRSC spokesperson in Ogun, Florence Okpe, confirmed that “three persons were recorded dead, one male adult, one female adult, and one male child.”
Okpe informed that two vehicles were involved in the crash; a Nissan car with registration number, LSR377BL, and a Toyota Sienna bus marked, ABJ24XV.
According to her statement, the suspected causes of the crash were speeding, tyre burst and loss of control.
She said the Nissan car driver, while speeding, had a tyre bust. It lost control and rammed into the sienna vehicle.
Okpe added that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital in Ogere, while the bodies of the deceased were deposited at the State Hospital, Isara.
The Ogun FRSC Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar, while commiserating with the family of the victims, advised motorists to always do what he called “vehicle parade”, by checking the vehicle tyres, engines light and others before embarking on any trip.
He kicked against speed violation among motorists, urging them to obey traffic regulations at all times.