One dies, six injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident – Punch Newspapers

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Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps said one person died while six others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident that happened on Wednesday along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

TRACE Divisional Unit Commander, Mr Segun Adesanya told the News Agency of Nigeria that the accident happened around 10.30 am.

Adesanya explained that a Toyota bus with registration number XH 657 GMD was heading to Lagos when the steering balk joint pulled out on motion and the vehicle somersaulted in the process.

He said that the lone accident happened after Sagamu interchange on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, resulting in the death of a female adult while six male adults sustained various degrees of injuries.

“The corpse had been deposited at the Idera Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun, while the survivors were also receiving treatment at the same hospital,” he said.

Adesanya said that rescue operation was carried out by TRACE, FRSC officials and the police from Sagamu Area Command to restore normalcy and ease the free flow of traffic on the highway.

(NAN)

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