Two die, 10 injured in accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Two die, 10 injured in accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway


Two persons were confirmed dead while 10 others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mazda bus at Danliti Ayetoro area on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway.

Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi , the Spokesperson , Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Monday .

Akinbiyi explained that the accident occurred around 11 am , saying that it was caused by excessive speeding which led to loss of control.

He noted that the commercial bus with registration number DDA 729 XA, after losing control, hit a culvert and somersaulted, adding that the driver and the bus conductor died in the accident.

“The accident was caused by excessive speeding which resulted into loss of control . Four female and eight male were involved in the accident but the driver and the conductor died , ” he said .

The TRACE spokesperson noted that the injured were taken to Famobic Hospital , Lotto in Mowe , saying that the families of the dead were already at the hospital to claim the bodies .

( NAN )

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