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Five dead in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

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The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps said five persons died while one was injured on Thursday in an accident after Sagamu Interchange, on Lagos -Ibadan Expressway .
Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi , the Ogun Public Relations Officer of TRACE, disclosed this in a statement made available in Ota , Ogun .
Akinbiyi said the multiple accident , which happened about 9 . 30 a .m . , was caused by reckless driving and wrongful overtaking .
He said three vehicles comprising a Daf tanker with no registration number , a Benz truck marked FST 340 XW , and a Mazda space bus marked GGE 296 DC , were involved in the accident .
The TRACE official said five persons died while one sustained injuries in the accident .
“ The corpses of victims have been deposited at Idera Hospital morgue , Sagamu , while the survivor is also receiving treatment in the same hospital, ” he said .
Akinbiyi said that the three vehicles involved in the accident had been taken to Police MTD Area Command, Sagamu , Ogun .He advised motorists to refrain from reckless driving and wrongful overtaking that could lead to unnecessary loss of lives .
Akinbiyi condoled with the family members of those that lost their lives in the multiple accident.

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