A Toyota Sienna bus on Saturday along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway ran into commuters, killing two persons and injuring seven others.
The accident which happened in Gudugba village, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, involved three vehicles; a brown Ford with registration number AAAB 439 XB, Toyota Sienna KRD 900GV and Yellow Tricycle with registration number AKM 791 VP.
The spokesperson for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in the state, Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident.
“According to eyewitness account, the Toyota Sienna driver was speeding and in its attempt to avoid a pothole, lost control and ran into commuters by the roadside waiting to board a bus to their destination.
“In the process, two casualties were presumed dead, a minor (whose mother was alive) and an old man, while seven other commuters were injured, with one alive.
“The driver of the Toyota Sienna vehicle has been arrested and taken to Itori Divisional Police Station, with other accidented vehicles involved in the multiple crash.”