28.2 C
Lagos
Sunday, July 21, 2024

Two dead, three injured in Ogun auto crash

At least two persons were confirmed dead and three others injured in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday.

The spokesman for the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta.

He said the accident which involved a Mazda bus occurred opposite the Conoil filling station after the expressway’s interchange at 4:05 p.m. on Wednesday.

READ ALSO: Two die in Ondo auto crash

He added the crash was caused by reckless driving.

The spokesman said: “17 passengers were in the bus. But three people were injured while two persons died.

“According to eyewitness accounts, a Mazda bus was involved in the lone accident. Due to excessive speed, the bus driver lost control of the wheel and it somersaulted into a ditch.”

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

3,020FansLike
7,810FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

Latest Articles