Three dead, One injured in Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway accident


    The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday said that three persons died while one person sustained injuries in an accident involving a truck and a Bajaj motorcycle around Toll-Gate on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

    Mr Clement Oladele, Sector Commander of FRSC in Ota,Ogun, told the press that the accident happened at about 12.59 p.m. on Thursday, 19th December 2019.

    Oladele explained that the truck with registration number, KRD72XY, had brake failure and rammed into the Bajaj motorcycle, marked AKM039UP, conveying two female passengers who were just alighting from the bike.

    The sector commander said that five persons, comprising 3 male adults and two female adults were involved in the accident.

    According to him, a passerby died instantly while a female passenger later died after getting to the General Hospital, Ota.

    The FRSC boss also said that the sum of N72,930 recovered from the scene of the accident have been handed over to the victims relations.

    Oladele commiserated with the family of victims and prayed that the Lord will grant them the fortitude to bear those losses.

    He however persuaded motorists to drive cautiously with absolute concentration and give consideration to other road users, noting that some of the crashes were avoidably caused by non adherence to traffic rules.



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