Christmas tragedy: 13 dead, 19 injured in two separate accidents in Ogun


13 persons lost their lives on Christmas day in two separate motor accidents on the Lagos- Ibadan and Sagamu-Benin expressways.

The incidents were confirmed by the Ogun State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar, in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Umar disclosed that six persons died while 12 were injured in an accident that involved a Toyota Hiace bus and Iveco trailer opposite ELANLAN construction zone on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The FRSC boss said the accident happened at about 3:20 am while noting that the accident was suspected to have been caused by road construction, excessive speed and loss of control on the part of the trailer driver.

He said…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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