8 killed, 12 injured in auto crash on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

8 killed, 12 injured in auto crash on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Agency, Tunde Akinbiyi, has confirmed the death of eight people as seven vehicles were involved in accident on Wednesday around Danco and Berger axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

He also disclosed that 12 others were injured due to over speeding.

“From investigations, it was learnt that the unfortunate fatal crash was caused by the overspeeding, reckless driving and loss of control on the part of one of vehicles involved which led to a container falling off from its hook on two buses and other vehicles ramming into each other in the process, in an attempt to escape from the scene,” he said.


He said: “LSR 560 XJ, Toyota bus white; XD 792 EZA Masda bus; ABC 512 ZV, Ash, Toyota Sienna; APP 196 RQ gold, Toyota Camry; DED 776 XA red, Iveco Tipper; APP 248 XT white, Daf Tipper and LND 04 XX” were the vehicles involved in the accident.

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