Thursday, 31 May 2012

2 die, several injured in Lagos=Ibadan Expressway

Two persons died in a road traffic accident at Danko Village along Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Today that involved three tankers and seven articulated vehicles.
The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) sector commander in Ogun, Ayobami Omiyale told the  newsman that the accident occurred at about 12 : 25 am of Today.
He said that 30 people were involved in the accident that claimed two unidentified person who burnt beyond recognition.
The commander added that five people were critically injured in the accident that was caused by dangerous driving that subsequently led to the fire outbreak from one of the articulated vehicles. 

One of the articulated vehicles was trying to navigate between two cars and it lost control before catching fire that led to the accident on the road.
He noted that the inferno was extinguished by men of fire service whom were immediately contacted he added that FRSC was still trying to remove the burnt vehicles and controlling traffic to ease congestion.   
He disclosed that, while the injured were receiving treatment at nearby hospitals, the burnt bodies had been deposited at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) , Sagamu.

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