One dead, six injured in Lagos auto crash

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One person has been confirmed dead, and six others injured in an accident involving a Mack truck and a Toyota Hummer bus around Eldorado axis on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.

The Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta on Monday said that the accident, which occurred around 12:40 p.m on Monday was caused by overspeeding on the part of the bus with Reg. NO. KTU 489 XP.

Akinbiyi stated that 16 people, 10 men and six women were involved in the accident, adding that four women and two men were injured, while one female died.

“The bus with registration number KTU 489 XP was on top speed, lost control while trying to overtake and in the process ran into the moving truck,” he said.

The TRACE spokesperson explained that the corpse of the dead had been deposited at Fakoya Hospital morgue, Sagamu, while the injured were taken to Supreme Global Hospital, opposite Redeemed Church.

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