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4 Feared Dead,16 Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

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Four persons were reportedly burnt to death on Friday, while 16 others sustained sustained serious injuries in a lone accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

In a statement by the Sector Commander, Ogun State Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Hamed Umar, he noted that the fatal crash occurred at about 7: 50am on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway around Oniworo, after Foursquare Camp.

“A total of 16 people were injured. The lone crash involved a Mazda bus with registration number APP934XH,” he said.

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According to Umar, “the suspected cause of the crash was excessive speed, which led to loss of control and the Mazda bus rammed into the median strip (road divider) and went up in flames.”

Umar also disclosed that the injured victims were taken to Victory Hospital, Ogere.

The Sector Commander stressed the evil of speed violation and advised motorists to obey traffic rules and regulations.

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