30 People Perish in Motor Accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

No fewer than 30 people reportedly died on Thursday night from auto accident which happened at Elebolo Quary area of Ibadan along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the incident on Friday
Kazeem said the accident occurred at about 8 p.m. at Km 95 on Thursday night.
According to him, 10 other persons were injured in the crash involving 40 persons and two Mazda buses.
“The crash occurred at a construction site, and it resulted from route and speed violations.
“This has further underscored the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi’s advice to motorists to avoid night journeys, be careful around construction sites and drive within approved speed limits,” he said.
He said rescue operations by FRSC officials, who arrived at the scene minutes after the incident, ended at 2:42 a.m. on Friday.
He disclosed that the corpses were deposited at Adeoyo Yemetu Hospital mortuary, Ibadan.
The injured were taken to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, and Adeoyo Yemetu Hospital, he added.

Author: News Editor

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