Six persons were confirmed dead while nine others had various degrees of injuries on Tuesday in a ghastly accident involving an articulated vehicle and a Toyota bus around Car Park C on the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway.
Ahmed Umar , Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps , Ogun State Command , stated this in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital .
Umar explained that the accident which occurred around 11 : 53 am , was caused by the driver of the truck marked FZE 376 DI who drove recklessly , lost control , and hit the bus with registration number ZUR 843 XA from the rear.
He said 20 persons were involved in the accident which comprised 16 male adults , three female adults and one male child .
The sector commander explained that five male adults and one female adult died in the accident , while seven male , one female and one male child were injured.He said that the driver of the truck tried to escape but was caught and taken to MTD Redeemed Police Division, Mowe .
The FRSC boss noted that the injured persons were taken to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital , Sagamu and Idera Hospital in Accidenta
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