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Five dead, four injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

At least five persons have lost their lives in an auto crash along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Four other persons sustained varying degrees of injuries in the accident which occurred around 2:48 pm on Thursday at Fidiwo bridge along the highway.

The accident involved a Prime bus with registration number, MUS 191 HA, and a Toyota Camry car marked AKD 754 BG.

The Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Sector Command, Florence Okpe, confirmed the accident to journalists.

The FRSC publicist noted that the accident involved nine persons in total, comprising of six female and three male adults.

Okpe said, “Five persons lost their lives from the crash – three female and two male adults.

“Probable causes of the crash were wonderful overtaking, speed and tyre burst which led to loss of control and veer – off the road.”

She added that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital in Ogere, while the corpses of the victims were deposited at FOS Morgue, Ipara.



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